Netflix film Kill Boksoon will meet global audiences with its world premiere at the 73rd Berlin International Film Festival, which will be held from 16 to 16 February. Invited to the Berlinale Special section, which features diverse works that resonate with a wide range of audiences, Kill Boksoon is a crime action film following Boksoon, who leads a double life as the mother of a teenage daughter and a legendary professional killer at a top-tier killing agency.
he film features Jeon Do-yeon, who will be returning for the third time to the festival after Untold Scandal and My Dear Enemy, and Sul Kyung-gu, also a returnee with his previous film Idol. The two powerful actors are joined by Kim Si-A (Miss Baek), Esom (Microhabitat), and Koo Kyo-hwan (Peninsula).
Director Byun Sung-hyun, who also wrote the screenplay, is a compelling storyteller who created memorable characters and stylish narratives in his highly acclaimed films The Merciless (2017), invited to the 70th Cannes Film Festival, and Kingmaker (2022). Director Byun Sung-hyun shared his feelings about the invitation, “I am so pleasantly surprised and honoured. I wish to thank the Berlinale for the selection of Kill Boksoon, and hope this will be an exciting gift for all the actors that have worked together on the film.”
Follow the footsteps of Boksoon with Jeon Do-yeon, who transformed into her role of a mother and a professional killer, and feel the synergy among the actors that revolve around a dangerous yet playful dynamic between killers-for-hire. A stylish crime action film, Kill Boksoon promises to deliver not only the suspense and the action but the laughs and the stories that will touch hearts. The highly anticipated film Kill Boksoon will be released only on Netflix.
About Kill Boksoon
Written and directed by: Byun Sung-hyun
Starring: Jeon Do-yeon, Sul Kyung-gu, Kim Si-A, Esom, Koo Kyo-hwan
Produced by: SEE AT FILM CO., LTD.
Distributed by: Netflix