An ex-cop, now working as a security guard in a shopping mall, tries to uncover the secret behind a series of mysterious deaths linked to mirrors.


Sung-ho Kim, Kim Sung-ho


Sung-ho Kim
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Credited cast:
Yoo Ji-Tae ... Woo Yeong-min
Myung-Min Kim ... Heo Hyeon-su
Hye-na Kim Hye-na Kim ... Lee Ji-hyeon / Lee Jeong-hyeon
Ju-bong Gi Ju-bong Gi ... Jeong Il-seong
Kim Myeong Su Kim Myeong Su ... Choi Sang-gi (as Myoeng-su Kim)
Yeong-jin Lee Yeong-jin Lee ... Choi Mi-jeong (as Young-jin Lee)
Eun-pyo Jeong Eun-pyo Jeong ... Kim, Il-hwan
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Oh Jeong-Se ... Detective Park
Sung-ho Kim Sung-ho Kim


After the accidental death of his partner Young-ho in a hostage situation, the former detective of the Seoul Special Operations Force Woo Young-min feels responsible for the tragedy and quit the police force joining the private security company SecuZone. His uncle and owner of the department store Dreampia, Jeon-il Sung, hires Woo to be the chief of the security of Dreampia, which was rebuilt after a fire where many employees died and is near the reopening in spite of the protest of the families of the victims that claim their indemnity. When an employee dies after hours in the store, Woo leads an internal investigation, while detective Ha Hyun-Su that blames Woo for the death of his friend Young-ho, and his assistant Park, come to the store to lead an official investigation. When other employees that worked in the same department are mysteriously killed in the store, Woo meets Lee Ji-hyun, the twin sister of Lee Jeong-hyun, that convinces him that her sister has not died in the fire ... Written by Claudio Carvalho, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

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In the deep night, if you live alone, don't look in the mirror!


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Director, Kim Sung-Ho's debut film. See more »


Near the beginning of the movie, a woman dies when a cut appears on her neck. The cut bisected the jugular vein, therefore the bleeding should have been far more severe than depicted. See more »


Referenced in Diminishing Returns: The Ring (2017) See more »

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Pretty creepy and effective South Korean horror.
26 December 2004 | by HumanoidOfFleshSee all my reviews

Wu Young-min, a former policeman who inadvertently brought about the death of his partner during a face off with a criminal,has quit the police force and now heads up security at Dreamapia Department Store as an employee of the security company SecuZone.Having been caught up in the situation at the department store Wu comes across his former rival and co-worker Ha Hyun-su,who now heads the investigation into the recent murders linked with mirrors.A mysterious woman Lee Ji-hyun is found lingering about the crime scenes.Without wishing it,Wu is drawn into the creepy mystery surrounding the murders."Into the Mirror" is a creepy South Korean horror with some striking visuals.There is very little gore,fortunately the aura of distinctive mood is clearly visible.The acting is great and the climax totally creeped me out.All in all if you are a fan of recent slew of Asian horror give this one a look.8 out of 10.

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14 August 2003 (South Korea) See more »

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