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Doomsday Book (2012)
"In-lyu-myeol-mang-bo-go-seo" (original title)

Not Rated  |   |  Comedy, Drama, Fantasy  |  11 April 2012 (South Korea)
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The First Chapter of The Anthology Film- In A Brave New World, a mysterious virus brings the city to ruins and zombies flood the streets of Seoul. The Chapter 2, The Heavenly Creature, a ... See full summary »

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Min-seo (Older)
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Joon-ho, lee
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Min-seo
Yun-hie Jo ...
Ji-Eun
Gyu-ri Kim ...
Bodhisattva Hye-Joo
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Former NASA Researcher
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Robot repairman Park Do-won
Jun-hee Ko ...
Kim Yoo-min
Seung-joon Lee ...
Min-Seo's father
Dong-seok Ma ...
High school zombie
Hae-il Park ...
In-Myung
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Suk-woo
Sae-byeok Song ...
Min-Seo's uncle (as Sae-Byeok Song)
Young-chang Song ...
Co. President Kang
Se-ah Yun ...
Min-Seo's mother
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The First Chapter of The Anthology Film- In A Brave New World, a mysterious virus brings the city to ruins and zombies flood the streets of Seoul. The Chapter 2, The Heavenly Creature, a robot reaches enlightenment on its own while working at a temple. Its creators regard this phenomenon as a threat to mankind and decide to terminate the robot. The Last Chapter- Happy Birthday, a little girl logs into a strange website and puts in an order for a new pool ball for her billiards-obsessed father. Soon an unidentified meteor heads toward Earth and all human beings flee to underground bomb shelters. Written by M LINE

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One good film is able to make up for Doomsday Book's rather lackluster offerings
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Doomsday Book is a collection of three 30-40 minute films which all have the theme of the end of the world through self destruction (though that can only really be said about the 1st film and the 3rd). It's a good concept and has a lot of potential but it doesn't live up to it due to the drawbacks of the first two films. The first film is a truly unremarkable run-of-the-mill zombie-esque feature which is lackluster and while it does get amusing with some humor at the end, it's not a great start. The second film, at first, is the most intriguing and sparks interest to see where it goes but it soon becomes packed with sleep-inducing philosophical monologues that will make you wonder what relevance it had of being in this collection. However, despite the first two let-downs, the third and final film is where Doomsday book really delivers. The third film has a bizarre premise and is funny too but for me it was truly the only good film in the set and there there was no better place to have it as it felt like a reward for sitting through the first two.


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