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Whispering Corridors (1998)

Yeogo goedam (original title)
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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 ...
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Yu-seok Kim ...
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Heo Eun-young
Yong-nyeo Lee ...
Park Gi-suk
Jin-hie Park ...
Park So-young
Yong-soo Park ...
Oh Kwang-gu
Yi Shin
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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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Rated R for violence and some language | See all certifications »

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30 May 1998 (South Korea)  »

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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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Followed by Memento Mori (1999) See more »

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Old, but new
18 June 2005 | by (Fremont, CA) – See all my reviews

Whispering Corridors has much in common with the current tide of horror movie offerings from Japan. However, it is hardly derivative. The material may be recycled, but the filmmakers present it in a way that is different and anything but stereotypical. Don't watch this film expecting to see a massive body count and flying limbs. There are moments when you will see why this movie is classified as a horror film, but like most ghost stories, the power of this movie is demonstrated by what the filmmakers chose not to show us. The pace is slow and deliberate. I found it almost hypnotic, but it never lags. Some of the story elements are very convoluted, but ultimately this does not detract from the overall appeal of Whispering Corridors. A movie for the thinking horror fan.


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