Endangered Species

Barking dogs never bite takes a simple premise and lets it off its leash. A dog is man's best friend, we tend to believe. Here, they are one man's worst enemy. The action is set in a 40-story Seoul apartment complex where a frustrated academic, played by Lee Sung Jae, dreams of becoming a professor by bribing the dean with money he doesn't have. His pregnant wife's quotidian demands are exhausting him. And then there are the dogs—the building is a veritable kennel. Lee loses his head when a white poodle one floor down won't stop yapping. He swipes the pooch,...

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