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A teenage girl suffering from amnesia discovers that she is somehow connected to a group of people who are being killed off one by one by a vengeful ghost.

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Credited cast:
HaNeul Kim ...
Min Ji-won
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Su-in
Hye-bin Jeon ...
Eun-seo (as Bin)
Yi Shin ...
Mi-kyeong
Hie-ju Jeon ...
Yu-jeong
Yun-ji Lee ...
Eun-jeong
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Ran Choi ...
Su-in's mum
Ju-bong Gi ...
Detective
Hae-suk Kim ...
Ji-won's mum
Grina Park
Jin Ryu ...
Park Jun-ho
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The teenager Min Ji-won is suffering from amnesia and being haunted by weird visions. When she meets her former high school friend Oh Yu-jeong, she receives a picture of her high school group of friends: Kim Eun-seo, who had recently died; Shin Mi-kyeong, who is in the hospital and Eun-jeong. Ji-won questions who took the picture, and when she visits her former friends, she recalls Han Su-in, a girl that was badly treated and humiliated by their group, disclosing her past and the fate of Su-in and finding a scary hidden truth. Written by Claudio Carvalho, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

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Don't remember... Take it to your grave.

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18 June 2004 (South Korea)  »

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Creepy,but unoriginal South Korean horror.
18 July 2005 | by (Chyby, Poland) – See all my reviews

A young female college student Ji-won who has recovered from a serious accident,which led her to have amnesia.As she attempts to put her past together and get her current life straightened out,she slowly comes to realize that those she associated with in high school are now turning up dead and all are keyed to water.As fragments of her memories and the people she knew come together,she experiences weird visions of a girl drowning and what she thinks is a ghost following her around.Could there be a connection?"Dead Friend" is obviously inspired by Hideo Nakata's "Ringu" and "Dark Water",but it certainly offers some genuine scares.The most terrifying moments in "Dead Friend" come from the appearance of a ghostly girl with drenched hair and one evil eye looking out from the mass of hair.The climax is extremely creepy and surprising,so I was pleased.The cinematography is gorgeous with a lovely green look and the sound effects are awesome.Watch "Dead Friend" alone in the dark and it will creep you out.8 out of 10.


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