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Director:
Writers:
Byeong-ki Ahn
Brian O'Hara (script adaptation)
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Release Date:
29 July 2000 (South Korea) See more »
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Tagline:
Everyone is going to die
Plot:
Seven friends will die one by one for protecting a terrible secret. Can a vengeful spirit be stopped? Full summary » | Add synopsis »
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Awards:
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User Reviews:
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Cast

  (in credits order)
Gyu-ri Kim ... Hye-jin

Ji-won Ha ... Eun-ju
Jeong-yun Choi ... Seon-ae

Ji-tae Yu ... Hyun-jun

Jun-Sang Yu ... Jeong-ok
Jun Jeong ... Se-hun
Hye-yeong Jo ... Mi-ryeong
rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Su-jin Jang

Directed by
Byeong-ki Ahn 
 
Writing credits
(in alphabetical order)
Byeong-ki Ahn 
Brian O'Hara  script adaptation

Produced by
Hyeong-wook Goh .... producer
Seung Bum Kim .... executive producer
Stanley Kim .... producer
Min-ho Lee .... producer
Seong-jim Mun .... executive producer
 
Original Music by
Tae-beom Lee 
 
Cinematography by
Seok-hyeon Lee 
 
Film Editing by
Yong-soo Kim 
 
Production Design by
Seong-weon Jo 
 
Sound Department
Young-kon Kim .... sound designer
 
Visual Effects by
Seongho Jang .... visual effects supervisor: Mofac Studio
 

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Additional Details

Also Known As:
"Gawi" - South Korea (original title)
"Gawi: The Nightmare" - Philippines (English title)
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Runtime:
97 min
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1.85 : 1 See more »

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References Inferno (1980)See more »

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5 out of 10 people found the following review useful.
Not good., 11 November 2007
Author: vegansXe

The following are some of the most blaring problems with this movie: 1) Clichés abound. Seriously, awful "twists" are everywhere.

2) The narrative jumps around in time, which would be fine if done well, but it's not.

3) Lame characters that don't develop so much as either remain utterly static, or drastically change for no good reason.

4) Big one: HORRIBLE ACTING. Over the top from nearly every person.

The following are some of the best points from the movie: 1) The lead is damn good looking.

As I see it, there are only two kinds of people who would be into this movie: a) People who can sit through 90 minutes of tripe simply because the lead is attractive.

b) People who often think to themselves, "I like Hollywood dreck rife with clichés and overacting, but if only I could watch it in Korean..." There's a lot of good Korean cinema out there, so why waste your time with garbage?

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