8º – Oldboy (Chan-wook Park, 2003)After being imprisoned without explanation for more than a decade, a man seeks revenge against those responsible, entering a self-destructive routine with no return. Pearl of South Korean cinema, ‘Oldboy’ stands out as a true masterpiece. Its director, the great Chan-wook Park, constructs an impeccable film, with an expressive use of violence to govern the facts of its plot, enjoying a powerful soundtrack and an actor at its best. As it is traditional of Park’s cinema, the film offers several plot twists to the spectator, making the experience of watching the work unique.
7º – The Crying Game (Neil Jordan, 1992)An IRA terrorist sympathizes with a British soldier captured by the movement, creating a bond of friendship with the man before his execution. The film gains its dynamicity by exploring the life of this terrorist after the soldier’s death, when he decides to investigate the steps of the dead person’s personal trajectory. Good option, ‘The Crying Game’ has a great plot twist in the middle of the movie, changing the direction of the story.
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