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The Witch: Part 1 - The Subversion (2018)

Manyeo (original title)
Not Rated | | Action, Mystery | 27 June 2018 (South Korea)
A high school student with amnesia tries to uncover what has happened to her. All leading her into deeper troubles ultimately revealing a darkness she could not have imagined.

Director:

Hoon-jung Park

Writer:

Hoon-jung Park
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Cast

Credited cast:
Seung-chul Baek ... Farming Supply Store Owner
Kim Byung-Ok Kim Byung-Ok ... Police Officer Do
Woo-sik Choi ... Male English-Speaking Witch
Da-Eun Da-Eun ... Female English-Speaking Witch
Kim Ha-Na Kim Ha-Na ... Young Ja-yoon
Min-soo Jo ... Dr. Baek
Woorim Jung ... Jeju Sonyeo
Da-mi Kim Da-mi Kim ... Ja-yoon
Tae-won Kwon Tae-won Kwon ... Director Go
Woo Min-Kyu Woo Min-Kyu ... Farming Supply Store Owner's Son
Go Min-Si Go Min-Si ... Myung-Hee
Hee-soon Park ... Mr. Choi
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Storyline

A high school student with amnesia tries to uncover what has happened to her. All leading her into deeper troubles ultimately revealing a darkness she could not have imagined.

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Genres:

Action | Mystery

Certificate:

Not Rated | See all certifications »

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Country:

South Korea

Language:

Korean | English

Release Date:

27 June 2018 (South Korea) See more »

Also Known As:

The Witch: Part 1 - The Subversion See more »

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Box Office

Budget:

KRW6,000,000,000 (estimated)

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$24,343,708
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Production Co:

Peppermint & Company See more »
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Color:

Color
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Entertaining but not exciting.
26 March 2019 | by deloudelouvainSee all my reviews

I don't really know if Manyeo is translated as The Witch but after watching the movie I would have come up with a different title as there is no witchery whatsoever in this movie. That aside The Witch is entertaining to watch, a story with some mystery and suspense, a bit of action and overal good acting which is mostly the case with Korean movies. They don't tend to overact like other Asian countries do and that's probably why Koreans are the best in Asian film making. I wouldn't rate this movie as high as other reviewers that thought it deserved a ten, it's just entertaining but not that exciting. If there would be a sequel I would probably watch it but I'm not going to lose any sleep if there wasn't.


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