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Thirst (박쥐)

박쥐 (Bak-jwi)

Directed by Park Chan-wook (박찬욱)

Screenplay by ,

Drama Melodrama

133min | Release date in South Korea :

Synopsis
Beloved and devoted priest from a small town volunteers for a medical experiment which fails and turns him into a vampire. Physical and psychological changes lead to his affair with a wife of his childhood friend who is repressed and tired of her mundane life. The one-time priest falls deeper in despair and depravity. As things turn for worse, he struggles to maintain what’s left of his humanity.

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Thirst | Reviews

 Produced by
 Park Chan-wook (박찬욱)
Distribution
CJ Entertainment (CJ Entertainment)
Staff
 Jo Yeong-wook (조영욱)
 Musician
 Ryoo Seong-hee (류성희)
 Art director
 Kim Sang-beom (김상범)
 Editor
 Kim Jae-beom (김재범)
 Editor
 Jo Joo-hyeon (조주현)
 Martial arts team
 Yoo Sang-seob (유상섭)
 Martial arts team
 Baek Dong-hyeon (백동현)
 Martial arts team
 So Joon-moon (소준문)
 Making of
Technics
133 min 35mm Cinemascope (2.35)
Festival(s) & award(s)
Sales or release dates & Box Office
Airing dates : 2009/04/30
South Korean Box Office
Source : www.cine21.com & www.kobis.or.kr
As of 2009.08.16 : 2,223,077 admissions (total)
As of 2009.07.19 : 2,222,651 admissions (total)
As of 2009.06.14 : 2,207,115 admissions (total)
As of 2009.06.07 : 2,202,818 admissions (total)
As of 2009.05.31 : 2,192,154 admissions (total)
As of 2009.05.24 : 2,142,825 admissions (total)
As of 2009.05.17 : 2,019,864 admissions (total)
As of 2009.05.10 : 1,745,163 admissions (total)
As of 2009.05.03 : 1,008,210 admissions (total)
As of 2009.04.26 : 2,310 admissions (total)

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don't quite get it. still prefer his "Joint Security Area".
2010-06-29 11:28:24
2009-10-16 00:12:10
very disapointed by this last park's movie... like many fans it seems? very messy... good little parts but overall slow/messy :/ Hope it gets better but he won't ever make better than Sympathy For Lady Vengeance!
looks like some scary stuff >.< my poor Ok-bin
2009-03-17 07:26:29
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