Asura: The City of Madness

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Asura: The City of Madness
Asura The City of Madness poster.jpeg
Poster
Hangul
Hanja阿修羅
Revised RomanizationAsura
Directed byKim Sung-su
Starring
Music byLee Jae-jin
CinematographyLee Mo-gae
Production
company
Sanai Pictures
Distributed byCJ Entertainment
Release date
  • 12 September 2016 (2016-09-12) (Toronto)
  • 28 September 2016 (2016-09-28) (South Korea)
Running time
132 minutes
CountrySouth Korea
LanguageKorean
Box officeUS$18.2 million[1]

Asura: The City of Madness (Hangul아수라; Hanja阿修羅; RRAsura) is a 2016 South Korean crime action film[2] directed by Kim Sung-su.[3][4][5] The film revolves around Han Do-kyung, a shady cop, who becomes caught between internal affairs and the city's corrupt mayor. Starring Jung Woo-sung, Hwang Jung-min, Ju Ji-hoon and Kwak Do-won in the lead roles, it released theatrically on 28 September 2016 in South Korea.

Cast[edit]

Awards and nominations[edit]

Year Award Category Recipient Result
2016 37th Blue Dragon Film Awards Best Actor Jung Woo-sung Nominated
Popularity Award Won
Best Cinematography Lee Mo-gae Won
Best Art Direction Jang Geun-young Nominated
Best Lighting Lee Sung-hwan Won
Best Music Lee Jae-jin Nominated
Technical Award Heo Myung-haeng
Choi Bong-rok
Nominated
17th Busan Film Critics Awards Best Actor Jung Woo-sung Won
Best Cinematography Lee Mo-gae Won
36th Korean Association of Film Critics Awards Ten Best Films of the Year Asura: The City of Madness Won
53rd Grand Bell Awards Best Cinematography Lee Mo-gae Nominated
Best Art Direction Jang Geun-young Nominated
Best Editing Kim Jae-bum Nominated
Best Lighting Lee Sung-hwan Nominated
2017 53rd Baeksang Arts Awards[6] Best Film Asura: The City of Madness Nominated
Best Director Kim Sung-su Nominated
Best Screenplay Nominated
26th Buil Film Awards[7] Best Film Asura: The City of Madness Nominated
Best Director Kim Sung-su Won
Best Actor Jung Woo-sung Nominated
Best Supporting Actor Ju Ji-hoon Nominated
Best Cinematography Lee Mo-gae Nominated
Best Art Direction Jang Geun-young Nominated
Best Music Lee Jae-jin Nominated
22nd Chunsa Film Art Awards Best Supporting Actor Ju Ji-hoon Nominated
The Korea Film Actor's Association Popular Film Star Award Won

References[edit]

  1. ^ http://www.koreanfilm.or.kr/jsp/films/index/filmsView.jsp?movieCd=20153443
  2. ^ Asura: The City of Madness - CJ Entertainment
  3. ^ http://www.koreaherald.com/view.php?ud=20160928000399
  4. ^ http://koreajoongangdaily.joins.com/news/article/article.aspx?aid=3024477&cloc=joongangdaily%7Chome%7Cnewslist2
  5. ^ http://www.koreaherald.com/view.php?ud=20161011000844
  6. ^ "공유·박보검·남궁민·한석규…백상예술대상 男TV연기상 4파전". Star.mk.co (in Korean). April 7, 2017.
  7. ^ "A TAXI DRIVER Tops Buil Film Awards". Korean Film Biz Zone. October 17, 2017.

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