A Bittersweet Life (Region Free) w/SLIP

Type: New Blu-Ray


Umbrella Entertainment proudly presents this modern classic on Blu-ray from a brand new 4K restoration.

He felt he made the right choice...But the world had already become his enemy. From acclaimed Korean director Kim Jee Woon (A TALE OF TWO SISTERS, I SAW THE DEVIL) comes the Neo-Noir classic, A BITTERSWEET LIFE.Sun-woo (Lee Byung Hun) is not just the manager of an elegant upscale restaurant in Seoul, he is also the trusted and loyal right-hand man for underworld figure Kang (Kim Young Chul). When Kang suspects his young girlfriend, Hee-soo (Shin Mina), of being unfaithful, he orders Sun-woo to take care of the problem. When Sun-woo discovers Hee-soo with her lover, instead of killing her as ordered, he grants them mercy and let's them go. Now, Sun-woo is being hunted down by those he once considered brothers, and must battle his way through his own gang on a path to a final confrontation with Kang.

Director: Kim Jee Woon

Cast: Hwang Jung Min; Kim Roi Ha; Kim Young Chul; Lee Byung Hun; Shin Mina


  • Director's cut of feature from a new 4k restoration
  • Limited edition numbered release
  • Audio commentary by director Kim Jee Woon and and cast members Kim Young Chul and Lee Byung Hun
  • Audio commentary by director Kim Jee Woon, director of photography Kim Ji-yong and set designer Ryu Seong-hie
  • Audio commentary by director Kim Jee Woon and film critic Lee Dong-jin
  • "Making of A Bittersweet Life" featurette with 2 optional commentaries with Director & Crew
  • "Style of A Bittersweet Life" featurettes
  • Deleted and alternate scenes with optional commentary
  • A Bittersweet Life in Cannes
  • "Sweet Sleep" music video
  • Music video
  • Teaser
  • Trailer
  • TV-Spot