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Ha Jung-woo (left) and Han Suk-kyu stand off in The Berlin File, directed by Ryoo Seung-wan. Photo: nathankimphoto

Tension transplant: The Berlin File

The city of Berlin might seem an odd setting for an action movie about North and South Korean spies. But on a visit to the Berlin International Film Festival in 2011, South Korean director Ryoo Seung-wan was suddenly inspired.