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Audition (1997)

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Very much a Korean version of "Tootsie"....Park Jin-Wu, is a handsome young Korean playboy/womanizer who dreams of becoming a model/actor. However, his role is behind the scenes...working ... See full summary »

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Ji-heon Im
Cheong-suk Park
Seong-su Heo
Jong-won Choi ...
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Yong-man Ju
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Yeo-seon Kang
Seung-hyeon Lee
Chong-won Park
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Very much a Korean version of "Tootsie"....Park Jin-Wu, is a handsome young Korean playboy/womanizer who dreams of becoming a model/actor. However, his role is behind the scenes...working as a computer special FX programmer. Due to a computer glitch, he accidentally gets a print-out of his face and body morphed with that of a female model. Just for kicks, he sends in the picture to an audition, and ends up cast in a movie as the sexy, female lead. With the help of his best friend, Jin-Wu simultaneously tries to become a movie star, maintain a double life and hold on to his pretty pianist girlfriend. (Not to be confused with the Japanese horror film from 1999 titled Odishon, or Audition in English.) Written by A.D. Tranchina (edited)

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Great Turture Scene
10 September 2005 | by (United Kingdom) – See all my reviews

The Turture scene is by far the GREATEST however sickest i have ever seen.

the defining feature is probably the camera angles working to show you more of the torture, less of the crap "panning away" action. this gives the film a sick but strangely twisted ending.

Definitely Better than "The Ring" 1 & 2 and completely blows "The Grudge" out of the water. Rather than relying on a superstition for the horror, it is created by a real person. intensifying it greatly.


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