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Memento Mori (1999)

Yeogo goedam II (original title)
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In this second installment of the Whispering Corridors series, a young girl finds a strange diary, capable of arousing hallucinations, kept by two of her senior fellow-students who seem to have an unusually close bond.
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Cast

Credited cast:
Gyu-ri Kim ... Min-ah (as Min-sun Kim)
Park Yejin ... Hyo-shin
Yeong-jin Lee Yeong-jin Lee ... Shi-eun (as Young-jin Lee)
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Jong-hak Baek Jong-hak Baek ... Mr. Goh
Min Han Min Han
Seung-Yeon Han Seung-Yeon Han
Jae-in Kim Jae-in Kim ... Yeon-an (as Min-hie Kim)
Hyo-Jin Kong ... Ji-won (as Hyo-jin Kong)
Hye-mi Lee Hye-mi Lee
Seong-Eon Lim Seong-Eon Lim
Ji-Yeon Park Ji-Yeon Park
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Storyline

Min-Ah finds a strange diary, capable of arousing hallucinations, kept by two of her senior fellow-students, Hyo-Shin and Shi-Eun, who seem to have an unusually close bond. But Hyo-Shin suddenly kills herself, for no obvious reason, and the entire school is shocked and depressed. Min-Ah, however, starts to feel different. It's almost as if she's somehow possessed by the dead girl... Written by Anonymous

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Based on a shocking true story that happened inside a haunted school for girls in Korea. See more »

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Horror | Romance | Drama

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated R for language, some violence and sexual content | See all certifications »
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Country:

South Korea

Language:

Korean

Release Date:

24 December 1999 (South Korea) See more »

Also Known As:

Memento Mori See more »

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Box Office

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$52,692
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Runtime:

| (director's cut)

Sound Mix:

Dolby SR

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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Trivia

The directors prefer the English title "Memento Mori". See more »

Quotes

Hyo-shin: There is nothing, / There is anything, / But there isn't, / Perhaps there is, / Perhaps there isn't, / Surely there is, / Said there isn't, / It's not true, / There is truth, / The lie there is, / There is a lie, / The truth there is, / No one knows, / No one cares, / We know nothing, / We know everything, / Still don't know, / There is an answer, / There isn't an answer, / The truth there is, / The truth there isn't, / The lie there isn't, / The truth there is, / The truth is a lie, / The lie ...
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References Suspiria (1977) See more »

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An impressive, chilling High School drama.
19 January 2002 | by Pedro-37See all my reviews

"Memento Mori" is a well acted mix of ghost thriller and lesbian drama - a strange union, but a very succesfull one. The young leads deliver strong performances and make the subtle relationships believable. As another user already stated, there are some similarities (especially atmosphere-wise) to "The Virgin Suicides" and although I liked VS better, "Memento Mori" remains a strong movie.

Did it have any flaws? Yes it did. It got a little weird towards the end and I thought that the ghost-story part of the whole thing turned out rather silly. That said, "Memento Mori" remains a strong movie with a great atmosphere of sadness and foreboding.

8/10


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