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Sorum (소름)

소름 (So-reum)

Directed by Yoon Jong-chan (윤종찬)

Screenplay by

Fear

111min | Release date in South Korea :

Also known as "Gooseflesh"
Synopsis
Migum Apartments houses a barber who is witness to all the strange events of the apartment, a struggling third-rate writer, a young woman who became high-strung and isolated after losing her boyfriend, and Sun-young, who has lost her child and is beaten by her husband almost all the time. They are all living like victims of the terror lurking within Migum Apartments when Yong-hyun moves into apartment no. 504, the same apartment where a writer named Kwang-tae died in a fire. As Yong-hyun settles into his new home, he finds himself involved in a series of strange occurrences that unlocks the terrifying secrets lurking in his new home.

Festivals
Fantas Porto (2007)
International Film Festival Prague - Febiofest (2004) - Korean Horror Film
Fantas Porto (2004)
Udine Far East Film Festival (2002)
Vancouver International Film Festival (2001)
BFI London Film Festival (2001)

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 Produced by
 Baek Jong-hak (백종학)
International sales
CineClickAsia (CineClickAsia)
Staff
 Yoon Min-hwa (윤민화)
 Musician
 Kyeong Min-ho (경민호)
 Editor
 Ko Myeong-an (고명안)
 Martial arts director
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111 min 
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Release date in South Korea : 2001/08/04

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This is the first korean movie that I have ever watched. And I loved it!!! The atmosphere in this movie is very dark and it does not need special effects to scare you. Good actor performances too. Overall a great horror movie.
2007-08-13 00:58:12
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