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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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Box Office

Budget:

$2,000,000 (estimated)

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$124,073
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Technical Specs

Sound Mix:

Dolby Digital

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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Scary PUPPETMASTER knockoff
1 February 2006 | by xredgarnetxSee all my reviews

So the Koreans are now knocking off American horror flicks. But they are doing so with style. DOLL MASTER is a close copy of PUPPETMASTER and DOLLS, and even has a little CHILD'S PLAY going for it. Several young adults are invited to attend a special event at a gallery filled with dolls, only to find they are targets of a vengeful spirit. The dolls come to life and do some pretty nasty things to the kids. The gore level is reasonably high, the photography and set design and production values are first rate, the acting isn't all that bad, and the scares are definitely there. DOLL MASTER may not be in the same league with A TALE OF TWO SISTERS or even DEAD FRIEND, but it's close. Give it a watch. You won't be disappointed.


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