the second feature from writer-director Park
Hoon-jung, the writer behind haunting South-Korean revenge thriller I Saw The Devil. In New World, Hoon-jung’s writing prowess comes through with a high-octane
crime thriller that will keep you guessing until the final minute.
Lee Ja-sung is a police officer
who has spent years undercover in Goldmoon
– South Korea’s largest crime syndicate. When the chairman of Goldmoon suffers a mysterious death, Lee
Ja-sung finds himself trapped between two worlds. His new ranking is an
opportunity to launch the New World
operation and take down the dangerous criminal organisation, but tensions are
high. Lee swoops up the ranks, torn between his honour as a policeman, and the
fiercely loyal gang members who will follow him to hell and back.