'THE ROUNDUP : PUNISHMENT' received favorable reviews at the Berlin Film Festival
'THE ROUNDUP : PUNISHMENT' received favorable reviews at the Berlin Film Festival
The movie 'THE ROUNDUP : PUNISHMENT', which is considered one of Korea's representative action series, has been receiving positive reviews from media and audiences around the world since its World Premiere screening in the Berlinale Special Gala section of the 74th Berlin International Film Festival.

Recently, 'THE ROUNDUP : PUNISHMENT' was officially invited to the Berlinale Special Gala section of the Berlin International Film Festival, one of the world's three largest film festivals, and made its world premiere. 'THE ROUNDUP : PUNISHMENT' is about the monster detective Ma Seok-do (played by Ma Dong-seok) and the return of Jang Yi-soo (played by Lee Dong-hwi) against villain Baek Chang-gi (played by Kim Moo-yeol), a former special forces mercenary who runs a large-scale online illegal gambling organization, and IT industry genius CEO Jang Dong-cheol (played by Lee Dong-hwi). (played by Park Ji-hwan), a movie depicting a crime eradication operation carried out together with the Kwangsoo Unit and the Cyber Team.

'THE ROUNDUP : PUNISHMENT', which successfully completed its world premiere by selling out over 1,600 seats at the Berlinale Palast, the largest theater among the numerous theaters at the Berlin International Film Festival, attracted media and audiences from around the world immediately after the screening. We are receiving rave reviews from people. Leading media outlets around the world heaped praise on the film, including "No need to say anything else. This movie is perfect" (Variety), "The most thrilling entertainment action" (Screen Daily), and "Undeniably intense fun" (Deadline). The more realistic and intense action and humor of 'THE ROUNDUP : PUNISHMENT' were also praised, such as "Exhilarating, fun, and refreshing!" (RogerEbert. com) and "More powerful action and humor" (South China Morning Post).

The audience's reaction was also enthusiastic as there was constant laughter and reaction throughout the screening. On Letterbox, an overseas movie review site, more than 82% of audiences showed a high satisfaction rating of 3 or higher, continuing to give positive reviews to 'THE ROUNDUP : PUNISHMENT'. They said, "I'm so proud of myself for seeing this movie! It was the best movie I've ever seen", "It's the most fun of the series", "It's a movie that ended the Berlin International Film Festival in a fun way", "Every time Masukdo throws a punch" It's thrilling", "It's full of humor that feels like a counter punch throughout the running time", "The action is crazy", "Jang Soo's character makes you laugh every time he appears, and the villain Baek Chang-ki even has intense eyes", "Ma Dong-seok He left a favorable review such as “He is also Ma Dong-seok.”

‘THE ROUNDUP : PUNISHMENT’ is scheduled to be released in the first half of this year.

Kim Ji-won, Ten Asia reporter bella@tenasia.co.kr translated by google