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

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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.

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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)
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Ji-won
Hye-mi Lee
Seong-Eon Lim
Ji-Yeon Park
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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

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A student committed suicide, leaving behind a mysterious diary. Those who dare to read it are bound to die. See more »

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Horror | Romance | Drama

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Rated R for language, some violence and sexual content | See all certifications »
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24 December 1999 (South Korea)  »

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Whispering Corridors 2: Memento Mori  »

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The directors wanted to make a supernatural tale without ghosts or scary scenes. But the producer refused the idea and they had to add some ghost scenes. 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.
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Follows Whispering Corridors (1998) See more »

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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.


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