Man on High Heels (Hai-hil)

Saturday October 17th 2015, 10:00 pm

Classic Gateway Theatre
1820 Sunrise Blvd, Fort Lauderdale, FL 33304

Runtime: 125 Minutes

Language: In Korean with English subtitles

Director: Jin Jang

Country: South Korea, 2014

Category: FEATURE


Director Jang Jin has made a career of cleverly subverting genre movie tropes, and


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Man on High Heels is no exception. He blends explosive, often violent action scenes with sly humor in this send-up of the Korean gangster movie genre. Yoon-Ji is a macho homicide detective so tough he can defeat a room full of gangsters with his bare hands and emerge without a scratch. But he has one secret: He’s a woman trapped in a man’s body and is preparing to get a longed-for sex change operation when a ruthless gang comes seeking revenge.