A guy with a skill for cards makes his way into the unhealthy world of underground gambling in this crime mystery from South Korea. Go-ni (Jo Seung-woo) is a small-town guy with a large appetite for gambling. Convinced he?s on a hot streak one night timeall through a card game, Go-ni bets his lifestyles savings on a hand of hwatu, best to lose to a crooked cardsharp. Decided to get revenge, Go-ni sets out to discoverthe fellow who cheated him and win back his money.
The movie is based totally on a true story, the notorious Nayoung Case in 2008, in which an 8-year-old lady called Na-young in the Korean press, was once raped and beaten by a inebriated 57-year-old guy in a public toilet. The court sentenced the man to just 12 years in prison, which led to outrage in the rusticbecause of the awful brutality of the crime and the mans history of physical and sexual violence.