MOVIEmeter
SEE RANK
Down 24,835 this week

Memento Mori (1999)
"Yeogo goedam II" (original title)

6.7
Your rating:
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 -/10 X  
Ratings: 6.7/10 from 2,420 users  
Reviews: 39 user | 68 critic

In this second installment of the Whispering Corridors series, a young girl finds a strange diary, capable of arousing hallucinations, kept by two of her senior fellow-students who seem to have an unusually close bond.

Watch Trailer
0Check in
0Share...

Related News

Sundance gets 'Asia Extreme'
| The Hollywood Reporter

User Lists

Related lists from IMDb users

a list of 34 titles
created 26 Aug 2012
 
a list of 30 titles
created 08 Sep 2012
 
a list of 35 titles
created 13 Jan 2013
 
a list of 43 titles
created 25 Mar 2013
 
a list of 30 titles
created 13 Apr 2013
 

Related Items

Search for "Memento Mori" on Amazon.com

Connect with IMDb


Share this Rating

Title: Memento Mori (1999)

Memento Mori (1999) on IMDb 6.7/10

Want to share IMDb's rating on your own site? Use the HTML below.

Take The Quiz!

Test your knowledge of Memento Mori.
1 win & 3 nominations. See more awards »

Videos

Learn more

People who liked this also liked... 

Epitaph (2007)
Drama | Horror
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.5/10 X  

A series of horrifying events plague a Korean hospital in the 1940s.

Directors: Beom-sik Jeong, Sik Jung
Stars: Choi Jae-Hwan, Mu-song Jeon, Jin-an Jeong
Drama | Horror | Mystery
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.2/10 X  

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 »

Director: Ki-hyeong Park
Stars: Kang-hee Choi, Gyu-ri Kim, Min-jung Kim
Voice (2005)
Horror
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.6/10 X  

While training after hours in her high-school, the aspirant singer Park Young-Eon is mysteriously killed and her body vanishes. Her ghost is invisible and trapped in the school, but her ... See full summary »

Director: Equan Choi
Stars: Ye-ryeon Cha, Ok-bin Kim, Seo-hyeong Kim
Horror | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6/10 X  

A staircase leading to the dormitory of a remote boarding school usually has 28 stairs, but every so often there appears to be 29. When someone steps on the mysterious extra stair, the horror begins

Director: Jae-yeon Yun
Stars: Ji-hyo Song, Han-byeol Park, An Jo
Arang (2006)
Crime | Drama | Horror
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.2/10 X  

A salt storehouse near the sea may be haunted. A penniless ex-con dies a gristly death in a house he can ill afford. The detectives assigned the case are Min, newly reinstated after a ... See full summary »

Director: Sang-hoon Ahn
Stars: So-yeong Choo, Won-joong Jung, Hae-in Kim
Dead Friend (2004)
Horror
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.3/10 X  

A teenage girl suffering from amnesia discovers that she is somehow connected to a group of people who are being killed off one by one by a vengeful ghost.

Director: Tae-kyeong Kim
Stars: HaNeul Kim, Sang-mi Nam, Hye-bin Jeon
Cinderella (2006)
Drama | Horror | Mystery
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.8/10 X  
Director: Man-dae Bong
Stars: Ah-yung Ahn, Gyu-ryun Ahn, So-min Jeon
Cello (2005)
Horror | Mystery
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.2/10 X  

A cellist is haunted by strange events after a car wreck

Director: Woo-cheol Lee
Stars: Hyeon-a Seong, Da-an Park, Ho-bin Jeong
Sorum (2001)
Drama | Horror | Mystery
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.1/10 X  

A 30 year old mystery resurfaces and takes over the lives of the people living in an eerie apartment complex.

Director: Jong-chan Yun
Stars: Jin-Young Jang, Myung-min Kim, Ju-bong Gi
Spider Forest (2004)
Drama | Horror | Mystery
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.8/10 X  

A recently widowed TV producer is drawn to an isolated cabin in a mysterious woods.

Director: Il-gon Song
Stars: Woo-seong Kam, Jung Suh, Kyeong-heon Kang
Documentary

Memento Mori is a morbidly beautiful journey into the world of alternative post mortem arrangements and an illuminating meditation on death, dying and our relationship with our bodies once they are no longer ours.

Director: Jovanka Vuckovic
Family Ties (2006)
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.3/10 X  
Director: Tae-Yong Kim
Stars: Tae-gyu Bong, Tae-woong Eom, Heung-chae Jeong
Edit

Cast

Credited cast:
Gyu-ri Kim ...
Min-ah (as Min-sun Kim)
Yeh-jin Park ...
Hyo-shin
Yeong-jin Lee ...
Shi-eun (as Young-jin Lee)
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Jong-hak Baek ...
Mr. Goh
Min Han
Seung-Yeon Han
Jae-in Kim ...
Yeon-an (as Min-hie Kim)
...
Ji-won
Hye-mi Lee
Seong-Eon Lim
Ji-Yeon Park
Edit

Storyline

Min-Ah finds a strange diary, capable of arousing hallucinations, kept by two of her senior fellow-students, Hyo-Shin and Shi-Eun, who seem to have an unusually close bond. But Hyo-Shin suddenly kills herself, for no obvious reason, and the entire school is shocked and depressed. Min-Ah, however, starts to feel different. It's almost as if she's somehow possessed by the dead girl... Written by Anonymous

Plot Summary | Plot Synopsis

Taglines:

Based on a shocking true story that happened inside a haunted school for girls in Korea. See more »

Genres:

Horror | Romance | Drama

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated R for language, some violence and sexual content | See all certifications »
Edit

Details

Official Sites:

Country:

Language:

Release Date:

24 December 1999 (South Korea)  »

Also Known As:

Whispering Corridors 2: Memento Mori  »

Company Credits

Production Co:

 »
Show detailed on  »

Technical Specs

Runtime:

| (director's cut)

Sound Mix:

Color:

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
See  »
Edit

Did You Know?

Trivia

The main character's name Soh Min-ah is named after Gelsomina from La Strada. See more »

Quotes

Hyo-shin: The first kiss, like the smell of apples? On your lips I've smelled the blood, that touches my tongue.
See more »

Connections

Follows Whispering Corridors (1998) See more »

Frequently Asked Questions

This FAQ is empty. Add the first question.

User Reviews

 
The First Korean Cult Movie
26 January 2001 | by (NH, U.S.A) – See all my reviews

The movie was very impressive, it had some minor flaws, but overall I appreciated devotional efforts by two bright young directors. I really liked raw and realistic dialogs between characters, and the superb art work of that mysterious diary. However, the biggest mistake of this film I found was that it had to follow a big commercial success of Yeogo goedam I, so it turned out as a confusing half-horror or half-romance genre. Actually, this version is totally different from the first one. I don't understand why the film was named after the previous one. I'd rather prefer to see this film as more focused on the romance between two high school girls, because the chemistry of two had a potential to be a sad and heartfelt lovestory. However, this is very well-made one, more like an art film. Nice use of camera work, intense soundtrack, and good performances of young actresses brought a fine result. I have never seen no other Korean films like this in an unique and artistic way.


10 of 15 people found this review helpful.  Was this review helpful to you?

Message Boards

Recent Posts
Just making sure I've pieced this right..... Veiled_Quill
confused bewitchingchild
Korean Schools happyhomemaker_lovesjesus
An OK movie. A 'PAY ATTENTION' movie. AutomaticTLC
It's a freaky movie, isn't it? miss_modular
unedited version bl00djunkie
Discuss Memento Mori (1999) on the IMDb message boards »

Contribute to This Page

Create a character page for:
?