Tajja (2006)

A guy with a talent for cards makes his way into the dangerous world of underground gambling in this crime thriller from South Korea. Go-ni (Jo Seung-woo) is a small-town guy with a big appetite for gambling. Convinced he's on a hot… More

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Rated: Unrated
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Release Date: September 28, 2006
DVD Release Date: September 18, 2012
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G. Allen Johnson
San Francisco Chronicle

It's a ton of fun, a totally irresistible tale of gambling, greed, love and violence. With gorgeous actors, designer clothes and thrilling action, it's fast-moving (even at 2 hours, 20 minutes) popcorn entertainment.

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Luke Y. Thompson
New Times

...a sort of demented Karate Kid of the cards

Maitland McDonagh
TV Guide

The twists and turns continue until the very end of Choi's mesmerizing, high-energy romp, whose 139 minutes zip by like a round of speed poker.

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Tsubaki Sanjuro
Fun, good cast, it does feel that it takes way too much time in telling the story, but the characters are well written and engaging. Kim Hye-Su made me touch… More