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The Villainess hits UK cinemas and digital HD in September

17 August 2017

Trained killer Sook-hee (Kim Ok-bin) is the architect of an unforgettable opening sequence, breathtakingly shot from a first person point-of-view, as she breaks into a warehouse and lays waste to the multitude of thugs contained within. When the pregnant young woman eventually goes down, she’s picked up by the mysterious National Intelligence Service.

Given the choice to join them or die, she reluctantly accepts a new identity and trains in order to complete a future assignment and eventually win freedom for herself and her daughter. Matters are further complicated by the feelings arising from the murder of her father, a past relationship with a gang-boss ex-lover and the tantalising chance at a happy future offered by an undercover agent with a mission to win her affections...

The Villainess poster

From Director Jung Byung-gil (Confessions of Murder), Korean action thriller The Villainess [Ak-Nyeo] stars Kim Ok-bin (Thirst), Shin Ha-kyun (Sympathy for Mr. Vengance) & Kim Seo-hyung (Late Spring) and comes to UK cinemas and Digital HD from Arrow Films on 15 September 2017.

Previous to this, the film will receive its UK premiere on ay Frightfest on 27 August 2017.

“Breathtaking” – James Whittington, The Horror Channel

“Crazy-assed set-pieces to rival The Raid – Jamie Graham, Total Film

“Without doubt one of the most thrilling films of the year” – Eye for Film