SCREENED AT THE 2017 NEW YORK ASIAN FILM FESTIVAL: It’s been inter­est­ing to see Lee Byung-hun stretch a bit in his Kore­an roles in the past year, play­ing a decid­ed­ly non-dash­ing vil­lain in “Mas­ter” and here play­ing a bro­ken man who is more defined by his pas­sive respons­es to fail­ure than his usu­al man-of-action roles. It’s the obvi­ous draw for a movie that, while it uses a few famil­iar tricks, uses them to tell a under­stand­ing sto­ry of shame and regret. Lee plays bro­ker Kang Jae-hoon, a man­ag­ing bro­ker at Router Secu­ri­ties Cor­po­ra­tion who finds him­self left stunned when the com­pa­ny implodes, although as a mem­ber of upper man­age­ment tells him, he’s too smart not to have some idea things weren’t on the up-and-up. That gnaw­ing in the back of his mind is per­haps why he set his wife Lee Soo-jin (Kong Hyo-jin) and son Jin-woo (Eugene Young) up with a place in Aus­tralia for the past two years. Unable to face any­body in Seoul, he heads to Syd­ney with only the clothes on his back, not even bring­ing his phone, only to find them thriv­ing a bit bet­ter than expect­ed: “Sue” is more relaxed than she has been […]