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Face (2004)
"Peiseu" (original title)

R  |   |  Drama, Horror  |  11 June 2004 (South Korea)
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Lee Hyun-min, who works reconstructing faces from skull, quits his work in a institute to stay with his Beta-allergic daughter Jin that was submitted to a transplant of heart by the ... See full summary »

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Credited cast:
Yun-ah Song ...
Jeong Seon-yeong
Hyeon-jun Shin ...
Lee Hyeon-min
Seung-wook Kim ...
Detective Seo
Seok-Hwan An ...
Ph.D Yoon
Won-hui Jo ...
Kim Han-soo
Jae-ho Song ...
Department head Song
Ye-rin Han ...
Lee-jin
Ju-ran Lee
Cheong-jo Son ...
Police officer Son
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Suk-Won Chang ...
Dong-chul
Su-a Hong ...
Jo Hye-ran
Lee Joo-Shil ...
Hyun-min's mother
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Lee Hyun-min, who works reconstructing faces from skull, quits his work in a institute to stay with his Beta-allergic daughter Jin that was submitted to a transplant of heart by the specialist Dr. Yoon. The newcomer researcher to the institute Jung Sun-young comes to his house bringing the skull of a victim of a serial-killer that had her whole body melted down with acid by the murderer. Hyun-min refuses the assignment, but he is haunted by the ghost of the victim and scared he decides to reconstruct the face of the woman. When Jin has trouble with the transplanted heart, Hyun-min requests the donor case history to Dr. Yoon, but the doctor refuses to give the information, claiming confidentiality issue. Dr. Yoon becomes the prime suspect of Detective Suh, who is in charge of the investigation of the murder cases, and he discloses the identity of the victim based on the reconstructed face. Meanwhile Hyun-min has a premonition and finds another skull buried a long time ago below the ... Written by Claudio Carvalho, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

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$4,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

$49,502 (Hong Kong) (27 August 2004)

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$49,502 (Hong Kong) (27 August 2004)
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"Dramatic Supernatural Thriller"
30 January 2005 | by (The Void) – See all my reviews

The very well acted South Korean supernatural thriller tells the story of Hyun-min an expert in facial reconstruction. His expertise is used by the police to help give faces to murder victims who have long reverted to skeletons. He reluctantly helps with a case that seems to be the work of a serial killer but how and why does it tie into his daughter, who is sick after having a heart transplant? What is an apparition trying to steer him to? Can Hyun-min solve the murder and save his daughter…

A slick drama with supernatural overtones is at the heart of this thriller. A bit of a twist in the end too, which I must say I wasn't expecting when it came out of left field. Excellent acting and an interesting story are punctuated by a good sound design that helps to creep you out when the time is right.

Face a solid and engaging thriller with a few creepy moments. The overall atmosphere is a bit weak since the scares are a little bit sparse and far apart.


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