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R-Point (알 포인트)

알 포인트

Directed by Kong Soo-chang (공수창)

Screenplay by , ,

War Horror

108min | Release date in South Korea :

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 Produced by
 Jang Yoon-hyeon (장윤현)
Cinema Service (시네마서비스)
 Bang Joon-seok (방준석)
 Nam Na-yeong (남나영)
 Lee Byung-hoon (이병훈)
 Lee Soo-seong (이수성)
 Directing department
 Ahn Joo-yeong (안주영)
 Park Sang-wook (박상욱)
 Lighting/cinematography department
 Kim Tae-gon (김태곤)
 Production department
 Sin Joon-hyeong (신준형)
 Editing department
108 min 35mm Panoramic (1.85)
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Release date in South Korea : 2004/08/20
South Korean Box Office
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As of 2008.07.13 : 1,079,783 admissions (total)
As of 2004.09.19 : 1,678,800 admissions (total)
As of 2004.09.12 : 1,622,000 admissions (total)
As of 2004.09.05 : 1,422,200 admissions (total)
As of 2004.08.29 : 1,055,000 admissions (total)
As of 2004.08.22 : 500,000 admissions (total)

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Tense and spooky by brooks

-point is really spooky atmospherically. The characters all have demons from their past. Throw in a war and some ghosts you have a really spooky movie.

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Very diffirent Korean Horror movie,you must watch..
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