Top 10 Korean Revenge Films

6. Bedevilled (2010)

Perhaps the least outwardly complex revenge film on this list, Jang Cheol-soo's extraordinary Bedevilled is meticulous and unsparing in its set-up of a horrific set of circumstances that warrant a bloody comeuppance. And a crimson outcome we get, as we vicariously share in Kim Bok-nam's savagely effective clean-up in the film's latter stages.

However, while she loses her mind, we get to shrug the experience off and move on to the next cathartic high. Bedevilled may seem very simple, as it exposes some gender inequalities and makes some tough observations about traditionalism versus modernity, but its true genius lies in its implication of the audience.

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