Joheunnom nabbeunnom isanghannom / The Good, the Bad, the Weird (2008) 3 x DVD9 Special First Press Limited Edition
The Good, The Bad, The Weird unfolds an over-the-top adventure on the vast desert terrain of 1930s Manchuria, complete with horseback chases, three-way shootouts, train robberies, and action spectacle of giddy proportions.
Notorious bandit Park Chang-yi (Lee Byung-hun as the Bad) is hired to steal a treasure map from a Japanese official travelling by train. However, in the process of hijacking the train Park and his gang come under attack from a bounty hunter called Park Do-won (Jung Woo-sung as the Good). In the ensuing chaos the map is stolen by a bumbling thief called Yoon Tae-goo (Song Kang-ho as the Weird), who along with his friend Man-gil (Oh Dal-su), heads to the outlaw haven known as the Ghost Market. Upon arrival they try to decipher the map but soon come under attack from Park and his gang, forcing the reluctant thief to team up with the bounty hunter. What follows is a series of action-packed encounters in which the three men vie for possession of the map while fending off unwanted attention from the Japanese army, Korean freedom fighters, and Manchurian bandits.

3 x DVD9 | NTSC 16:9 | 02:15:10 + 02:09:47 | 22.5 Gb + 3% rec
Language: Korean
Subtitles: English, Korean
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Western

Director: Jee-woon Kim
Cast: Kang-ho Song, Byung-hun Lee, Woo-sung Jung
Country: South Korea


* The Movie (Korean version)
Audio commentary by director Kim Jee-woon, cinematographer Lee Mo-gae, lighting director O Seung-cheol, and art director Cho Hwa-sung

* The Movie (International version)
Audio commentary by director Kim Jee-woon, and actors Song Kang-ho, Lee Byung-hun, Jung Woo-sung

* "The Good":
-- "Running Fast" 6 part documentary (90:30) Director Kim Jee-woon talks about his desire to shoot a film where Western and Sci-fi elements are blended together after her saw a cult 70s Western called "Break Up The Chain" which was directed by Lee Man-hee. He also talks about the numerous challenges his team had to overcome while shooting the film.
* "The Bad":
-- "The Good, the Bad, the Weird and the Vicious" featurette (18:52) Cast and crew members recall the production process. There is plenty of raw footage here from the final shoots.
-- "Analogue" featurette (13:33) Sound supervisor Choi Tae-young talks about different aspects of the film's technical portfolio.
-- "Space" featurette (10:27) Production designer Cho Hwa-sung talks about the period decors and costumes. There are also parallel comparisons between the storyboards he was asked to work with and the final footage used in the film.
-- "Sound" featurette (10:53) Sound supervisor Choi Tae-young talks about the special sound effects in the film.
* "The Weird":
-- Deleted Scenes (with optional director's commentary) (43:58)
-- 2 Alternate Endings - Multi-angle (1:50)
-- Trailer (1:51)

All the extras are in Korean only.

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