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Gi-eok-ui bam (2017)

When his abducted brother returns seemingly a different man with no memory of the past 19 days, Jin-seok chases after the truth behind the kidnapping.

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Hang-jun Jang (as Hang-jun Zhang)

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Hang-jun Jang (as Hang-jun Zhang)
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Credited cast:
Ha-Neul Kang ... Jin-seok
Mu-Yeol Kim ... Yoo-seok
Seong-kun Mun
Young-hee Na Young-hee Na
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Jin-Seok (Kang Ha-Neul) moves into a new home with his older brother Yoo-Seok (Kim Moo-Yul), mother (Na Young-Hee) and father (Moon Sung-Geun). Jin-Seok suffers from hypersensitivity, but with medication he is able to live normally. One rainy evening, Jin-Seok sees his older brother being thrown into a van by a group of men. After 19 days of silence, Yoo-Seok returns home, but he doesn't remember anything from his disappearance. Jin-Seok though notices enough changes in his older brother's personality and behavior that he begins to suspect that the person who has returned is not Yoo-Seok. Meanwhile, Jin-Seok keeps hearing sounds from a locked room temporarily storing the previous home owner's belongings. Written by subratjain1

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South Korea

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Korean

Release Date:

29 November 2017 (South Korea) See more »

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Amazing!
23 June 2018 | by jaxorama-148-962882See all my reviews

I wasn't sure about watching this movie at first. Asian movies tend to have a higher rating in general. But I gave this movie a shot. The movie starts out as a cutesy family story. Then it turns into a mystery with the brother's kidnapping. Then it turns a little sinister horror-like with eerie sounds coming from the closed room. Then with the brother's return and strange ways, it gives it an action and crime drama twist. Then with the big reveal you discover it is actually a psychological thriller. You then notice that you have over half an hour more of the movie to go after what you think is the big reveal. And then when you start wondering what else is left to see in the movie, tragedy strikes and it is heartbreaking. Brilliant film making. Now I want to watch more South Korean movies!


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