Three years later, Jong-dae lives an honest life with former gang leader Kil-su, while Yong-ki has joined Seoul’s most powerful criminal organisation that fights over land in the Gangnam district to drive up the value of the city’s real estate. Interests clash and a former friendship is tested in this epic gangster flick that delves into a period long before ‘Gangnam Style’ came into fashion.
Gangnam Blues (Gangnam 1970)
In the 1970s during the height of political corruption, Gangnam, the southern part of Seoul, is transforming into a developed area. Childhood friends Jong-dae and Yong-ki struggle to get by, especially when their shanty homes are demolished by local thugs.