South Korea continues to prove that it makes the best films in the world with the trailer for The Villainess. Check it out below, but prepare to have your mind blown. The trailer showcases mind-blowing stunts and a stylish visual style that emphasises the sophisticated and slick strand that runs through the story.
The story of a ruthless female assassin named Sook-hee, who from an early age has been taught to kill. She becomes a sleeper agent for South Korea’s intelligence agency, who promises her freedom after 10 years of service; however, two men from her past make an unexpected appearance in her life, bringing out dark secrets from her past.
The Villainess recently screened at the Cannes Film Festival and received an epic 4-minute standing ovation. Well Go USA recently acquired the North American rights to the film, so expect it to land Stateside soon.
The Villainess stars Kim Ok-bin, Shin Ha-kyun, Sung Joon, Kim Seo-hyung, Jung Hae-kyun, Min Ye-ji, Jo Eun-ji and Park Chul-min.
Words: Jessy Williams (@JessyCritical)