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The Doll Master (2004)

Inhyeongsa (original title)
Not Rated | | Horror, Thriller | 6 August 2004 (South Korea)
5 young people, a quiet doll maker in a wheelchair and her dedicated helper, a chained old man in the basement and a mysterious young girl in red... all together in a lonely doll museum in ... See full summary »

Director:

Yong-ki Jeong

Writer:

Yong-ki Jeong
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2 wins & 1 nomination. See more awards »

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Cast

Credited cast:
Yu-mi Kim Yu-mi Kim ... Hae-mi
Eun-kyeong Lim Eun-kyeong Lim ... Mi-na
Hyung Tak Shim Hyung Tak Shim ... Tae-seong (as Hyeong-tak Shin)
Ji-young Ok ... Yeong-ha
Hyeong-jun Lim Hyeong-jun Lim ... Jeong-ki
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Ho-jin Chun ... Choi (Curator)
Yu-mi Jeong Yu-mi Jeong
Ka-Yeong Lee Ka-Yeong Lee ... Seon-yeong
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Storyline

5 young people, a quiet doll maker in a wheelchair and her dedicated helper, a chained old man in the basement and a mysterious young girl in red... all together in a lonely doll museum in the woods. What starts out as a fun trip to pose for new dolls soon turns into a nightmare that not everyone will survive. Written by CyberRax

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Genres:

Horror | Thriller

Certificate:

Not Rated | See all certifications »

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Country:

South Korea

Language:

Korean

Release Date:

6 August 2004 (South Korea) See more »

Also Known As:

The Doll Master See more »

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Budget:

$2,000,000 (estimated)
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Technical Specs

Sound Mix:

Dolby Digital

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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Great film with huge entertainment value.
15 September 2005 | by UnderTheStairsSee all my reviews

I couldn't disagree more with those who says this is a lousy movie. Me and my friend went to see it during the Stockholm film festival and this was actually one of my favorite movies during the festival. Dolls being used in horror movies aren't something new but I haven't seen that many movies were it has been as well carried out as it is in this movie. The atmosphere, the setting, the actors, the camera-work.. everything is just beautiful. And they really work well with each other. Now if you expect this film to be another Grudge or Ring then you probably won't like it. But if your out for a good, stylized scare then it's perfect. Even though it's pretty predictable and at some times laughable I still recommend this to anyone who likes horror flicks. Go see it. Now.


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