The action here centers on the handsome Kim Seon-woo (Lee Byeong-heon), a loyal henchman who has served Boss Kang (Kim Yeong-cheol) for seven years and is currently working as the manager of an ultra-luxe hotel bar called "La Dolce Vita." (The movie's English title is a slightly off-the-mark translation.) Coolly cruising around Seoul in his black sedan and nice suit, Kim does whatever his boss asks, and he's especially good at dispatching four to six enemies simultaneously with some gorgeous foot-fist fury. In fact, his attack on a rival boss's gang gets him put on a hit list.
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Phone is as close a knockoff to Ringu that I've seen to date. There's no videotape, but -- of course -- there's a phone. Only this one doesn't make you die. It makes you go insane.
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