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Whispering Corridors (1998)

Yeogo goedam (original title)
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While investigating the school files, the frightened teacher Mrs. Park startles and calls the young teacher Eun-young Hur, telling her that the deceased Jin-ju Jang is back. The line dies ... See full summary »

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Ki-hyeong Park
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Cast

Credited cast:
Kang-hee Choi ... Yoon Jae-yi (as Se-yeon Choi)
Gyu-ri Kim Gyu-ri Kim ... Lim Ji-oh
Min-Jung Kim
Roe-ha Kim ... Math teacher
Yu-seok Kim Yu-seok Kim ... Art teacher
Mi-yeon Lee ... Heo Eun-young
Yong-nyeo Lee ... Park Gi-suk
Jin-hee Park ... Park So-young
Yong-soo Park Yong-soo Park ... Oh Kwang-gu
Yi Shin Yi Shin
Yeon-su Yu Yeon-su Yu ... P.E. Teacher
Ji-hye Yun ... Kim Jung-sook
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Storyline

While investigating the school files, the frightened teacher Mrs. Park startles and calls the young teacher Eun-young Hur, telling her that the deceased Jin-ju Jang is back. The line dies and Mrs. Park is attacked and killed by a ghost. On the next morning, the teenager Jae-yi Yoon waits for her friend Ji-oh Lim, who has the ability to call the spirits, and they begin a close friendship. The abusive and aggressive Mr. Oh, a.k.a. Mad Dog, is the substitute of Mrs. Park and prohibits Ji-oh to paint and compares the performances of the pretty So-young Park and the weird Jung-sook Kim, raising a barrier between the two former friends. Miss Hur misses her former friend Jin-ju, who committed suicide, and while trying to contact her, she discloses a dark secret about the past of her friend and Mrs. Park. Written by Claudio Carvalho, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

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Rated R for violence and some language | See all certifications »

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Country:

South Korea

Language:

Korean

Release Date:

30 May 1998 (South Korea) See more »

Also Known As:

Whispering Corridors See more »

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1.85 : 1
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An Indonesian remake of Whispering Corridors will be released next month entitled SUNYI. Official English subtitled trailer is on MD Pictures YouTube channel. See more »

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References Suspiria (1977) See more »

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Old, but new
18 June 2005 | by derekmasudaSee all my reviews

Whispering Corridors has much in common with the current tide of horror movie offerings from Japan. However, it is hardly derivative. The material may be recycled, but the filmmakers present it in a way that is different and anything but stereotypical. Don't watch this film expecting to see a massive body count and flying limbs. There are moments when you will see why this movie is classified as a horror film, but like most ghost stories, the power of this movie is demonstrated by what the filmmakers chose not to show us. The pace is slow and deliberate. I found it almost hypnotic, but it never lags. Some of the story elements are very convoluted, but ultimately this does not detract from the overall appeal of Whispering Corridors. A movie for the thinking horror fan.


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