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A box-office smash in its native South Korea, TELL ME SOMETHING is a grisly crime thriller and a sly satire of the casually inept South Korean Police. Han Suk-kyu stars as Lieutenant Cho, a down and almost out cop under investigation for corruption and haunted by the death of his mother. Put in charge of the investigation of a series of gruesome murders in which skillfully dismembered corpses are being found in garbage bags around Seoul, Cho's detective work quickly leads him to an icy but beautiful woman named Suyeon Chae who has been involved with each of the victims. Carefully guarding her memories and, most probably, information crucial to identifying the killer, Suyeon both charms and infuriates the weary Lieutenant Cho. <br> <br> Atmospheric, graphically violent, and darkly humorous, TELL ME SOMETHING is a riveting thriller in the vein of David Fincher's SEVEN. This film, along with 2000's CHUNHYANG, LIES, and NOWHERE TO HIDE, marks the international resurgence of South Korean cinema and proves th...
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CastHan Suk-Kyu, Shim Eun-Ha, Yun Ju-sang, Jang Hang-seon
Genre:  Horror
Release Date:  November 13, 1999
MPAA Rating:  R
DVD Release Date:  May 14, 2002
Runtime:  1hr 58min
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review by . June 12, 2002
posted in Movie Hype
Pros: good acting, script, cinematography     Cons: bloody and gruesome, subtitles     The Bottom Line: Extremely well done     This darkly disturbing but well made thriller is entirely in Korean, subtitled in English. This was the one and only draw back of the movie for me as I have trouble reading the subs while watching the movie at the same time. Especially when it is a psychological thriller, as this was.      Whisper …
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