thriller “Asura: The City of Madness” will soon be shown on screens across
Since its screening at the Toronto International
Film Festival last month, the film has caught the attention of the global
It made its US debut in Los Angeles on Oct. 7
and will open in 30 major cities in North America, including New York, Chicago,
Toronto, Houston and Washington D.C. on Oct. 14, according to CJ Entertainment.
preparing for its Asia rollout, “Asura” will also make its debut in Australia
and New Zealand on Oct. 13.
Directed by filmmaker Kim Sung-soo -- best known
for “The Ultimate Warrior” (2000) and “Beat” (1997) -- the blockbuster broke
the record for best-selling R-rated movie on the first day of its local
The crime noir, starring actors Hwang Jung-min,
Jung Woo-sung and Kwak Do-won, depicts the corrupt -- and oftentimes gruesome
-- realities of greed-driven modern-day politics.
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