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Oxide Pang Chun,
The film revolves around Park Hee-bong, a man in his late 60s. He runs a small snack bar on the banks of the Han River and lives with his two sons, one daughter, and one granddaughter. The Parks seem to lead a quite ordinary and peaceful life, but maybe they are a bit poorer than the average Seoulite. Hee-bong's elder son Gang-du is an immature and incompetent man in his 40s, whose wife left home long ago. Nam-il is the youngest son, an unemployed grumbler, and daughter Nam-joo is an archery medalist and member of the national team. One day, an unidentified monster suddenly appears from the depths of the Han River and spreads panic and death, and Gang-du's daughter Hyun-seo is carried off by the monster and disappears. All of the family members are in a great agony because they lost someone very dear to them. But when they find out she is still alive, they resolve to save her. Written by
The computer graphics of the creature were done by Orphanage Inc. See more »
Look at that... Isn't that amazing? In this situation?
Wake him up, there's no time.
Let him sleep a minute. He needs to sleep every so often.
Should we leave him here? He's no help anyway?
Kids, wait a minute. Sit down. In your view, is Gang-du really so pathetic?
You wouldn't know it, but he was a really smart kid. For example, when he was two, he'd sit in front of the village store, and everyone walking by would ask him directions. That's how smart he looked. As you know, when he ...
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Just before the credits ends, you can hear a loud roar of the monster. See more »
South Korean movies are usually enjoyable, offering a humour to counter the plot and disturbing theme(s), and this movie was no exception. I usually hate horror movies, but I enjoyed this action/horror/drama end to end and I left the cinema with a strong feeling of contentness.
The horror was actually quite interesting, as were each of the main actors and the relationships between them were surprising and amusing, with some really witty sub themes thrown in along the way and some good suspense as well.
The movie had great undertones and conversation topics to keep you talking to your friends for hours.
Overall: It was a really enjoyable experience, witty and well constructed.
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