South Korean Thriller BEASTS CLAWING AT STRAWS Opens in Cinemas Today

The award-winning crime thriller Beasts Clawing at Straws opens up theatrically via Virtual screenings in select cinemas nationwide. Initial line-up is:

Opens Wednesday, October 21:

Filmbar Phoenix, AZ
Cinema SF San Francisco, CA
Cleveland Cinematheque Cleveland, OH
Lumiere Los Angeles, CA
North Park Buffalo, NY
Hollywood Portland, OR
Gateway Columbus, OH
Cameo Fayetteville,NC
Corazon Cinema St. Augustine, FL
Cinema 21 Portland, OR
Frida Santa Ana, CA

Opens Friday, October 23:

Laemmle Los Angeles, CA
Arena Theater Point Arena, CA
NYAFF New York, NY

Country: South Korea

Language: Korean with English Subtitles

Year: 2020

Running Time: 108 minutes

Director: Kim Yong-hoon

Producer: Kim Ji-hoon

Screenplay: Kim Yong-hoon

Cast: Jeon Do-yeon, Jung Woo-sung, Bae Sung-woo , Yun Yuh-jung, Jung Man-sik, Jin Gyeong, Shin Hyun-been, Kim Jun-han, Jung Ga-ram, Park Ji-hwan, Heo Dong-won

A wild crime thriller about a bag of money left in a sauna and the eight strangers who, spurred by blinding greed, become intricately and dangerously involved with each. A fast-paced Coen-meets-The Grifters tale.
A Luis Vuitton bag stuffed full of cash sends a group of hard-luck lowlifes on a desperate chase for the fortune in this pitch-black neo-noir crime thriller. Fish-mongering gangsters, a greasy cop, an “innocent” gym cleaner, a prostitute, her wife beater of a husband, her ruthless boss and her clueless boyfriend all violently scheme to get their hands on elusive the bag. First time director Kim Yong-hoon’s witty thriller is a beautifully constructed puzzle that with each double-cross, the pieces fall into place. Starring Jung Woo-sung from Asura: City of Madness and Jeon Do-yeon, award winner in Cannes for her lead role in Secret Sunshine.

Written by Blacktooth

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