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Epitaph (기담)

기담 (Gi-dam)

Directed by Jeong Beom-sik (정범식), Jeong Sik (정식)

Screenplay by , ,


98min | Release date in South Korea :


“In a modern hospital in 1941, doctors witness weird events and learn DEATH is the sole healer.” In 1979, Dr. PARK receives an old photo album from his twenties in 1941 when mysterious things befell him and his colleagues. PARK was bound by his parents to marry a girl whom he never met, but fell in love with a dead woman who happened to be his arranged marriage. Meanwhile, a little girl who was apparently the only survivor a car accident was haunted by ghosts every night. After two doctors (a married couple) involved in these two stories return to their hospital from Tokyo, a series of serial murders occurs around them.


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 Kim Sang-beom (김상범)
 Eom Tae-hwa (엄태화)
 Directing department
 Jinsung Park (박진성)
 Original work
 Lee Jeong-hwa (이정화)
 Production department
 So Joon-moon (소준문)
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98 min 35mm Panoramic (1.85)
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Release date in South Korea : 2007/08/01
South Korean Box Office
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As of 2008.07.13 : 647,601 admissions (total)
As of 2007.08.12 : 516,563 admissions (total)
As of 2007.08.05 : 296,580 admissions (total)

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2011-11-02 22:05:35
2008-05-09 11:34:31
Lovely original film!! :D
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