The High Rollers
- Genre: Thriller
- Film running length: 139 min
(excl trailers and advertisements)
- UK Release Date: 4/11/2012
- Directed by: Dong-hoon CHOI
- Country: World Cinema
- Language: English
- Distributor: Odeon/uci (dummy Distributor)
Seung-woo CHO, Hye-soo KIM, Yoon-sik BAEK, Hae-jin YOO
'The High Rollers' - part of the London Korean Film Festival 2012.
Having lost his and his sister’s life savings in gambling joints, Go-nee is determined to drink his life away. However he finds out that he has been swindled by professional gamblers dubbed ‘slickers’. To regain his family’s money, Go-nee undergoes training to become the greatest ‘slicker’ of them all by a master named Mr Pyeong. Go-nee becomes infamous, visiting every gambling arena Korea holds with his master. He soon gains the interest of Madam Jung; an old rival of Pyeong’s who looks to steal Go-nee away from his mentor.
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