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The film is based on a true case from the early 1990s that is known among Koreans as the "disappearance of the frog children." In 1991, five elementary school students told their parents ... See full summary »

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Credited cast:
Yong-woo Park ...
Kang Ji-seung
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Hwang Woo-hyeok (as Ryu Seung-Ryong)
Dong-il Sung ...
Detective Park
Ji-ru Sung ...
Jong's father
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Jong's mother
Byeong-eun Park ...
Kim Joo-hwan
Gu-taek Kim ...
Wol-il's father
Mi-hyeon Park ...
Won-il's mother
Sang-hee Lee ...
Yong-ok's father
Deok-jae Jo ...
Dong-pil's father
Young-hwa Seo ...
Dong-pil's mother
Sang-baek Nam ...
Cheol-woo's father
Ui-soo Lee ...
Cheol-woo's mother
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Ji-seung's Wife
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The film is based on a true case from the early 1990s that is known among Koreans as the "disappearance of the frog children." In 1991, five elementary school students told their parents that they were going to hang out on a nearby mountain to catch frogs. They went missing. Written by Stanislav S, Sochi, Russia

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Great movie with incredible directing and acting!
5 July 2011 | by (Belgium) – See all my reviews

The movie tells the story of what happened early 1990's in Korea, as 5 elementary school students never returned from their walk to a nearby mountain.

Based on true events and dedicated to the family who lost their children, this movie definitely succeeds at its goal. To make people be a witness of what happened 20 years ago and to be part of what emotional horror the family and everyone involved went through and still have to go through.

You will stay focused from the start to the end thanks to great directing and acting. Just when you think the movie will wrap up, it will make a sudden twist and turn everything upside down. Korea once again shows how to make a great movie that is based on true events.

Although this movie feels a lot like Memories of Murder (that also is based on true events in Korea), it is yet totally different and not as perfect, but still a great watch.

A must watch for anyone who enjoys a great crime movie.

My score: 9/10


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