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How South Korea became the home of 'noir' film

Asian powerhouse churning out some of finest genre movies ever made

A still from "Night in Paradise," which premiered at the 77th Venice International Film Festival last September and has been described as the best Korean gangster film ever made. (Netflix)

SEOUL -- Critics have called it the best Korean gangster film ever made. But few people outside the judges and small audiences who attended the 77th Venice International Film Festival where it premiered last September had seen Park Hoon-jung's "Night in Paradise" until it was released on Netflix earlier this month.

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