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Hull Independent Cinema: THE VILLAINESS
October 5 @ 7:30 pm - 9:45 pm£6 - £7
Hull Independent Cinema presents: THE VILLAINESS
Jung Byung-gil | 2017 | South Korea | Cert 18 | 124 mins | Korean with English language subtitles
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Honed from childhood into a merciless killing machine by a criminal organization, assassin Sook-hee is recruited as a sleeper agent with the promise of freedom after ten years of service.
Exploding onto the screen in a kinetic flurry of hyper-stylised action,THE VILLAINESS is a stunning vengeance film that draws its inspiration from western classics including Nikita and Kill Bill. Sook-hee is a trained assassin who takes revenge on the men who murdered her father in a breathtaking opening sequence. After losing consciousness she awakes at the National Intelligence Service who recruit her as an agent to undertake confidential missions. Initially refusing, Sook-hee soon realises it is her only method of escape, until she is given a new assignment that suddenly changes everything… Deliriously indulging in the excesses of South Korean action, recalling Park Chan-wook’s OLDBOY, THE VILLAINESS is a visionary new take on the neo-noir genre and an incredible thrill ride not to be missed.
Starring Eun-ji Jo, Ok-bin Kim, Seo-hyeong Kim, Ye-Ji Min, Ha-kyun Shin, Jun Sung
Fantasia International Film Festival – GURU Prize for Best Action Feature Film
“Equal parts Kill Bill, Nikita, John Wick, Hardcore Henry and HK-era John Woo.” – Pierce Conran, Screen Anarchy
“Bookended by two astonishing action sequences, Byung-gil Jung’s hotly anticipated THE VILLAINESS is without doubt one of the most thrilling films of the year. – Jennie Kermode, Eye for Film
THE VILLAINESS is rated 18. Visit the BBFC website for full details (may include plot spoilers).
Vue Cinema is open all day, so why not come along early to grab a drink and a snack? Doors to the screening room usually open around ten minutes before the performance starts.
7:30pm: Programme starts
9:45pm: Programme ends
The programme run time includes an allowance for introductions and trailers. This may vary and in some cases the film will begin immediately after a short introduction. While we will endeavour to accommodate latecomers, this may not always be possible. Please note that we reserve the right to refuse entry, without a refund, to anyone arriving after the advertised programme start time.
Tickets terms and conditions
If any tickets remain unsold they can be purchased on the door on the night of the screening, but we strongly advise buying in advance. Advance tickets must be purchased; we cannot reserve tickets.
Tickets are non-refundable and non-exchangeable. We reserve the right to refuse admission, without refund, to anyone arriving after the advertised start time.
If you purchase a membership or student ticket your membership card/student ID MUST be presented along with your ticket on the door when you come to a film. If you do not have your membership card/student ID we reserve the right to charge an additional £1 for your ticket.
** Please note: Tickets are not available via the Vue Box Office and is not included in Vue’s £4.99 ticket deal. Tickets available Hull Box Office or on the door.