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Cho-neung-ryeok-ja (2010)

Cho-In can control other people's minds when they are within his field of sight.Except one man.

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Min-suk Kim

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Min-suk Kim
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Cast

Credited cast:
Dong-won Gang ... Cho-in
Soo Go ... Im Gyoo-nam
Da-kyeong Yoon Da-kyeong Yoon ... Hyo-sook
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Duk-moon Choi Duk-moon Choi ... Father
Eun-chae Jung ... Yeong-sook
Enes Kaya Enes Kaya ... Ali
In-kwon Kim ... Pawn Broker (Cameo)
Yang Kyeong-mo Yang Kyeong-mo ... Young Cho-in
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After losing his job at a scrap metal yard, Kyu-Nam finds a new job at a small pawn shop named Utopia. He is immediately drawn to the family atmosphere at Utopia, working with his new boss Jung-Sik and boss's daughter Young-Sook. Unfortunately for Kyu-Nam, his moment of happiness will only be fleeting. Cho-In lived through a brutal childhood. He has had to use a prosthetic leg since an early age, grew up with an abusive father and lived with a mother who at one point attempted to kill her own son out of despair. Cho-In also possesses an awe-inspiring supernatural gift. Cho-In can control other people's minds when they are within his field of sight. One fateful day, Cho-In walks into the Utopia pawn shop to steal whatever money exists in the safe. Not expecting much resistance, Cho-In is surprised to find one man at the Utopia pawn shop is able to break free from his mind control abilities. That man is Kyu-Nam. Cho-In then resorts to killing the owner of pawn shop to make his escape. ... Written by Anonymous

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Official Sites:

Official site [Japan]

Country:

South Korea

Language:

Korean

Release Date:

10 November 2010 (South Korea) See more »

Also Known As:

Haunters See more »

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Zip Cinema See more »
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Sound Mix:

Dolby Digital

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
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At the junkyard scene where the workers are eating, the scene is set up like Leonardo da Vinci's "The Last Supper" painting. There are a total of thirteen workers sitting in one row, and the man in the middle who did not pay for his lunch ticket is "Jesus Christ". See more »

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Not your usual super-hero film
10 April 2012 | by Chris_DockerSee all my reviews

HAUNTERS is an original take on the superhero movie. No capes, daft aerials, or superman latex costumes (why do superheroes always look and sound a bit gay?) Instead we have two young kids from the streets of South Korea. Both have a limp and both have the strange power to control other people's minds on sight. Cho-in is the bad guy, polishing his powers to live a comfortable lifestyle. Kyu-nam is the good guy, championing honesty and friendship in the face of Cho-in's merciless killing and avarice. From this simple idea, writer-director Min-suk Kim builds an intelligent, fast-paced thriller that keeps the audience wondering where it will go next. Although I wasn't entirely won over, I enjoyed it much more than the high budget but rather predicable niche into which Marvel comic super-heroes have fallen. With its fine South Korean pedigree, Haunters makes sure than people suffer realistically when they die and that blood never looks like strawberry jam.


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