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A.P.T (아파트)

아파트 (A-pa-teu)

Directed by Ahn Byeong-ki (안병기)

Screenplay by ,


90min | Release date in South Korea :

Also known as "Apartment"
Se-jin, a young woman who lives in an old apartment in a Seoul suburb, amuses herself by observing the windows of the apartments on the other side. One day, she notices that the lights of some of these apartments are turned off at the very same time. She begins to suspect that this pattern is somehow related to a series of mysterious deaths in the neighborhood. She becomes more and more deeply involved as she attempts to solve the mystery.


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     Produced by
     Ahn Byeong-ki (안병기)
    Showbox (쇼박스)
     Jo Moo-sang (조무상)
     Assistant director
     Kang Pool (강풀)
     Lee Yong-seung (이용승)
     Directing department
     Lee Jeon-ho (이전호)
     Poster designer
     Kim Sun-min (김선민)
     Jo Joo-hyeon (조주현)
     Martial arts team
    90 min 35mm Cinemascope (2.35)
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    Release date in South Korea : 2006/07/06
    South Korean Box Office
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    As of 2006.07.23 : 492,963 admissions (total)
    As of 2006.07.16 : 411,157 admissions (total)
    As of 2006.07.09 : 228,531 admissions (total)

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    A.P.T. by cakra

    hn Byeong-ki, the person who's brought us Nightmare, Phone and Bunshinsaba, is back in 2006 with A.P.T. Based on a comic by Gangfull, Mr. Ahn's A.P.T. is still rely on his previous effort and trick.

    Sejin (Ko So-young) is a new tenant in an old apartment in a Seoul suburb. She befriend with a wheel-chair bound girl, Yu-yeon (Jang Hee-jin), an orphan who's take care by neighborhood volunteers. Sejin has a unique hobby, observing the apartment units on the other side. One day, she notice something, these apartments are turn off their light at the very same time, exactly on 9:56 PM. Next thing happen is someone is found dead. This thing keeps happening and Sejin start to suspect something weird is occurring. And then she' decide to start an investigation.

    It seems Mr. Ahn still believe with the power of the long-haired-ghost, while nowadays it's kind of tired. We need a breath of new tale into the horror genre, especially the Asian Horror. But by watching this movie, I think Mr. Ahn is not that kind of innovative person. The movie is also full with routines that this genre be familiar with. Nothing new here. The good point is A.P.T. is more enjoyable than Bunshinsaba or even Phone. But due the release time, it's not appealing anymore.

    It says that Ko So-young is a 4 year absent before return to movie scene with A.P.T. Alas, she more like a clone of Ha Ji-won (Nightmare, Phone) rather than a solid performance, while the débutant Jang Hee-jin, who's stunningly beautiful, is also act well.

    So if you still fond by this kind of movie, A.P.T. could still amuse. But if you need something new or different, you better skip this.

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