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Whispering Corridors (1998)
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While investigating the school files, the frightened teacher Mrs. Park startles and calls the young teacher Eun-young Hur, telling her that the deceased Jin-ju Jang is back. The line dies ... See full summary »

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Credited cast:
Kang-hee Choi ...
Yoon Jae-yi (as Se-yeon Choi)
Gyu-ri Kim ...
Lim Ji-oh
Min-jung Kim
Roe-ha Kim ...
Math teacher
Yu-seok Kim ...
Art teacher
Mi-yeon Lee ...
Heo Eun-young
Yong-nyeo Lee ...
Park Gi-suk
Jin-hie Park ...
Park So-young
Yong-soo Park ...
Oh Kwang-gu
Yi Shin
Ji-hye Yun ...
Kim Jung-sook
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While investigating the school files, the frightened teacher Mrs. Park startles and calls the young teacher Eun-young Hur, telling her that the deceased Jin-ju Jang is back. The line dies and Mrs. Park is attacked and killed by a ghost. On the next morning, the teenager Jae-yi Yoon waits for her friend Ji-oh Lim, who has the ability to call the spirits, and they begin a close friendship. The abusive and aggressive Mr. Oh, a.k.a. Mad Dog, is the substitute of Mrs. Park and prohibits Ji-oh to paint and compares the performances of the pretty So-young Park and the weird Jung-sook Kim, raising a barrier between the two former friends. Miss Hur misses her former friend Jin-ju, who committed suicide, and while trying to contact her, she discloses a dark secret about the past of her friend and Mrs. Park. Written by Claudio Carvalho, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

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First installment of the "Whispering Corridors" film series. It was followed by four in-name-only sequels. See more »

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Korean Horror-Drama Gem
5 November 2013 | by (Germany) – See all my reviews

Whispering Corridors spawned no less than four sequels. It seems fairly unknown outside Asia, though, which is a shame on the one hand but on the other hand good for those of us who enjoy searching for gems among movies not so known in the West. Although the stories of the Whispering Corridor movies are independent of another, they all take place in girl schools where the students suffer from high pressure, competition - and from hauntings. It's not all horror, though. In fact, the drama aspect is very strong.

Perhaps Whispering Corridors could be scarier. But it has a heart. It makes you care about the characters and the tragedies they're involved in. I've been impressed by the young actresses' performances and the cinematography. Even though the whole movie takes place at a school, it never gets dull to look at. All this makes watching it an experience so much more rewarding than watching an ordinary teen slasher film.


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