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Release Date:
3 September 2004 (South Korea) See more »
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Plot:
A recently widowed TV producer is drawn to an isolated cabin in a mysterious woods. | Add synopsis »
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2 nominations See more »
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Uniquely haunting and intricate See more (17 total) »

Cast

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Woo-seong Kam ... Kang Min

Jung Suh ... Min Su-jin
Kyeong-heon Kang ... Hwang, Su-yeong
Hyeong-seong Jang ... Choi, Seong-hyeon
Byung-ho Son ... Kim Cheol-ju
Seung-kil Jeong
Won-sang Park
Yeong Yun
Yeong-jae Kim
Seong-cheol Jang
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Directed by
Il-gon Song 
 
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Il-gon Song 

Produced by
Min-jun Ahn .... executive producer
Francesca Feder .... co-producer
Dae-hyeon Kim .... producer
 
Original Music by
Min-hwa Yun 
 
Cinematography by
Cheol-ju Kim 
 
Film Editing by
Jae-geun Choi 
 
Production Design by
Hye-jung Jun 
 
Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Dong-wook Kim .... assistant director
 
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Young-hoon Kim .... sound
 

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Additional Details

Also Known As:
"Geomi sup" - South Korea (original title)
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MPAA:
Rated R for strong sexuality and violence, and for language
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South Korea:112 min | Japan:120 min
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Continuity: The position of the dead man's foot goes from pointing up to the side between flashbacks.See more »

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30 out of 34 people found the following review useful.
Uniquely haunting and intricate, 12 September 2004
Author: Scott from Toronto, Canada

I saw Spider Forest at the Toronto International Film Festival last night. To be honest, I wasn't quite sure of what to expect from it - was it a horror film? Or was it a detective story, a thriller, or something altogether different? The answer, I think, is that it is all of those things.

The film begins with a series of mysterious and shocking events in a cabin in the forest, and much like a spider's web, returns to this place quite often in an attempt to unravel its secrets.

Spider Forest manages to avoid most of the modern horror/suspense/thriller conventions, including scary pale children and does not rely on special effects to set the mood. Instead, the psychological predicament of the main character creates an atmosphere of blurred confusion and distrust of one's own memory.

The story is entirely unique and never quite goes in the direction the audience is expecting.

I give a confident recommendation to see this film.

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