The legend of a killer, and the unique kidnapping encounters of the killer, unfolded in the theatre.
The episodes in the movie “Codename: Jackal” revolve around the last mission of the legendary killer Bong Min Jung, which happens to be the kidnapping of top star Choi Hyun.
All of the protagonists, each with a different intention in mind, all end up in one hotel, where the story begins in earnest.
Entering the hotel as guests with a plan to infiltrate and capture the Legendary killer Bong Min Jung while rescuing the top star Choi Hyun, a rural detective and a top special agent join forces and enter a unique and hilarious team situation.
What happens in the restrictive space of the hotel is an abduction of a top star played out with a breathtaking combination of characters and personalities.
In particular, Song JiHyo, who the killer Bong Min Jung, has the perfect mix of staunch yet clumsy character and Kim Jaejoong, who plays the top star Choi Hyun, is powerful and eye-catching even though it was his first time challenging a film role.
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The film is both a thriller and a comedy in genre and combines a kidnapping plot with unique sets, comic lines and a set of characters that mesh with each other very well in a way that is evident [to the audience].
However the hidden suspense that shows Jackal’s true colors emerges in the latter part of the movie when a unexpected role reversal is revealed.
If you are looking forward to a simple romantic comedy between Song JiHyo and Kim Jaejoong you might be disappointed, but what you will find is an interesting, exciting story of a female killer and a top star that is fresh and fun.
Meanwhile, “Codename: Jackal” is set to be released to the public on November 15th.