ROOMMATES is the third part of a 4 horror movie series, FOUR HORROR TALES. Roommates Yoo-jin, Eun-soo, Bo-ram, and Da-young are cramming for a college entrance exam. It's difficult for them... See full summary »
ROOMMATES is the third part of a 4 horror movie series, FOUR HORROR TALES. Roommates Yoo-jin, Eun-soo, Bo-ram, and Da-young are cramming for a college entrance exam. It's difficult for them to adapt to the stifling atmosphere of the women's lodging institute - and to get along with each other due to their differing personalities. Yoo-jin has the most difficulty with the stuffy institute life. she begins to have visions of events that took place at the institute in the past - like the tragic fire that occurred years ago. Yoo-jin gradually becomes consumed with fear, and the relationship among the four intimate friends begins to suffer. Written by
for youth in asia, especially east asia, this is a well-understood topic - counting down to SAT.
Very good film, simple yet powerful. It reminds me of my high-school time, and my friends. Geeks, rebellions, averages and excellent girls. The four main actresses are all adorable. Their performance is very convincing. It's also great that they didn't try to make every girl perfectly beautiful, just natural.
Some of the details are not making perfect sense, but ignorable. I believe the psychological transition of the leading girl could have been shown more. Also, there's not exactly a leading character here, maybe a good thing, coz all the girls are truly equally likable.
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