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Release Date:
26 July 2002 (South Korea) See more »
Tagline:
The Last Call You'll Ever Get ...
Plot:
After writing a series of articles about pedophilia, the journalist Ji-won receives threatening calls on her cellular and she changes her number... See more » | Add synopsis »
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Nothing very new, but not bad. See more (63 total) »

Cast

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Ji-won Ha ... Ji-won
Yu-mi Kim ... Ho-jeong
Woo-jae Choi ... Chang-hoon
Ji-yeon Choi ... Jin-hie
Seo-woo Eun ... Yeong-ju
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Jeong-yun Choi ... Woman in elevator
Seong-hwan Jeong
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Directed by
Byeong-ki Ahn 
 
Original Music by
Sang-ho Lee 
 
Cinematography by
Yong-shik Mun 
 
Production Design by
Yo-han Lee 
 

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Also Known As:
"Pon" - South Korea (original title)
"Voice" - Japan (English title)
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Rated R for violence/disturbing images and some sexual material
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Japan:100 min | Italy:102 min | South Korea:104 min
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25 out of 27 people found the following review useful.
Nothing very new, but not bad., 25 January 2004
Author: JM Rocher (jmroc) from Tokyo, Japan

The biggest problem this film has is that everyone's first impression of it is "Ringu (1998) with a cell phone". While understandable, it's not really a fair assessment. While both deal with spirits using modern technology to exact their revenge, Phone is more a story about personal betrayal and revenge that uses the supernatural as a means of exposing the actions of the living characters. It's not really groundbreaking, but overall I found it to be a very enjoyable film.

Special recognition, in my opinion, should go to Seo-woo Eun, who played Yeong-ju. The kid has a definite talent for looking creepy.

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