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After the mysterious death of her niece and other three teenagers on the same hour and with the symptoms of heart attack, the journalist Sun-ju decides to investigate their last moments. ... See full summary »

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After the mysterious death of her niece and other three teenagers on the same hour and with the symptoms of heart attack, the journalist Sun-ju decides to investigate their last moments. She discloses that the four friends had just watched a videotape exactly one week before their death in a resort. She travels to the place and finds the deadly video and after watching the weird footage, her telephone rings. When she takes a picture of herself, she sees her image blurred the same way that happened with the teenagers. She makes a copy of the cursed tape to her acquaintance, the skeptical coroner Choi Yeol. Together they seek for a hint, and find that it was taped thorough telekinesis by Eun-suh, a psychic girl that had disappeared years ago. When Sun-ju's little daughter watches the movie, Sun-ju has a stronger reason to unravel the mystery to save her daughter and her own lives. Written by Claudio Carvalho, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

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12 June 1999 (South Korea)  »

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Sun-ju: You have given birth to something haven't you?
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Referenced in Cinemassacre's Monster Madness: The Ring (2015) See more »

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A missed opportunity
4 June 2017 | by See all my reviews

With such a story, a good director could make an interesting and true horror/thriller. Unfortunately, the film is too slow and to death boring. As to horror, it's better not to speak about. Completely laughable. Truly a missed opportunity to make a good film. Instead, we see a pathetic remake of the original Japanese film "Ringu" (1998).


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