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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
Hyeong-tak Shin Hyeong-tak Shin ... Tae-seong
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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Stunning Piece Of Horror
29 June 2005 | by blacksword83See all my reviews

It's quite simple that those who call this movie anything below "decent" do not know their cinema. "The Doll Master" creates a sense of dread and suspense rarely seen in movies outside of Asia.

Think of a mixture of "Manga" and "Ringu" rolled into one and this is what its all about.

First rate acting, first rate direction, first rate sets and effects.

This is right up there with the best of Asian horror cinema; Ringu, Dark Water and A Tale of Two Sisters.

An absolute must.

Take it from a guy who knows his movies.


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