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The Cat (2011)
"Go-hyang-i: Jook-eum-eul Bo-neun Doo Gae-eui Noon" (original title)

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So-yeun gets stuck with a Persian cat when its owner dies. From then on, she is haunted by a girl with green cat-like eyes.

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Min-Young Park ...
So-hee
Dong-wook Kim ...
So-yeun
Ye-ron Kim
Min-jae Kim
Da-eun Sin ...
Bo-hee
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Minyoung Park ...
So-yeon
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So-Yeon suffers from claustrophobia due to a traumatic incident that occurred to her as a child. So-Yeon is still treated for her condition to this day. She works as a groomer at a pet shop. One day, a cat named Bidanyi comes into the store. The next day, the owner of Bidanyi is found dead in an elevator. So-Yeon, by request from police officer Joon-Suk, takes the cat home. Shortly after, So-Yeon starts to see a mysterious young girl. She becomes frightened. Then, So-Yeon's good friend Bo-Hee is found dead. Near Bo-Hee, there is a cat which Bo-Hee recently adopted from an animal shelter. So-Yeon now fears for her own life. So-Yeon and Joon-Suk investigate deeper into the mysterious case. There is a hidden story related to the cats. Written by Amit Gaind

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cat | elevator | white cat | ghost

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7 July 2011 (South Korea)  »

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Go-yang-yi: Jookeum-eul Bo-neun Doogae-eui Noon  »

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KK (Korean Kitten)-Horror !
13 December 2011 | by (Bangladesh) – See all my reviews

Cats are sinister creatures in horror tales. And director Byun did a good job in exploiting this matter in this film. The cat related shocks are combined with more traditional Asian ghost film motifs, with a bob-haired child ghost providing most of the scares and sudden jump frights. There are also a few gruesome moments and effective jolts scattered throughout. A couple of neatly staged mass feline attack sequences and the ghost getting the chance to use some nasty looking face shredding claws. All of this works pretty well. Overall, this is a beautiful K-Horror. Expect nothing new or exceptional. The story was pretty simple & decently plotted with a typical Asian flavor. Loved it.


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