The new Korean thriller, The Prison is bound for Digital and Blu-ray release on September 12th, and while it doesn’t sound (or look) like an outright genre film, it does sound like it has the potential to be extremely dark, and knowing some of the brilliant pics we’ve seen come out of Korea (The Wailing, I Saw the Devil, The Host… anyone?), chances are we’re going to get something memorable from director Hyeon Na.
The film stars Rae-won Kim, Suk-kyu Han, Kyeong-yeong Lee and Woong-in Jeong star.
Check out a pretty sweet trailer below.
After a fatal accident, Yu-gon, a former police inspector, is sentenced to hard time in a prison he once helped fill. Once inside, he discovers the entire penitentiary is no longer controlled by the guards, but by a vicious crime syndicate that breaks out at night, using their prison sentences as the perfect alibi to commit intricate heists. Looking for revenge against the system that placed him inside, Yu-gon joins the syndicate… but with every man out for himself, how long can the perfect crime last?