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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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  • Four Korean nominations at the Asian Film Awards

    2012/01/19, Source,
    The 6th Asian Film Awards has announced nominations in 14 categories including one for Park Hae-il, the star of period action thriller "Arrow, The Ultimate Weapon", and three nominations for South Korea's Academy Award Best Foreign Language Film submission "The Front Line". Park Hae-il was nominated in the Asian Film Awards' Best Actor category for his performance in "Arrow, The Ultimate Weapon", the top domestic film last year in South Korea. Park played a character who is forced out of his shell to wage a one-man war to save his sister and her fiancé when they are taken by foreign invaders,...More
  • "The Thieves" wraps shoot

    2011/12/09, Source,
    Major South Korean investor/distributor Showbox/Mediaplex has announced principal photography has wrapped on director Choi Dong-hoon's highly anticipated thriller "The Thieves". The film had its last shoot on Dec. 7 at the W Seoul – Walkerhill Hotel after six months of shooting on location in Macau, Hong Kong, Busan, and Seoul,...More
  • Four leading Korean directors working on overseas projects

    2011/11/21, Source,
    By JU Sung Chul With leading Korean directors Park Chan-wook, Bong Joon-ho, Kim Jee-woon and Ryoo Seung-wan all working on overseas productions, journalist JU Sung Chul examines the details of their projects for "Korean Cinema Today"   The year 2012 looks like it will see an unprecedented rush of Korean directors working onforeign projects. This phenomenon seems similar to the situation back in the late 1990s when Hong Kong directors John WOO, Ringo LAM, TSUI Hark, Kirk WONG and Ronny YU all directed films produced in Hollywood.What's different is that whereas they were inclined to make films only in Hong Kong's specialty genre - the action film, their Korean counterparts are expected to make films that will retains the directors' varyingstyles and sensibilities. Park Chan-wook's "Stoker" and Kim Jee-woon's "The Last Stand" are produced by Hollywood-based companies while Bong Joon-ho's "Snowpiercer" and Ryoo Seung-wan's "In Berlin" (working title) are to be co-productions,...More
  • Song, Sin star in uncanny drama

    2011/08/11, Source,
    From left, "Hindsight" director Lee Hyeon-seung poses with actors Sin Se-kyeong, center, and Song Kang-ho in Seoul, Wednesday. / Yonhap By Lee  Hyo-won In the upcoming film "Hindsight", actor Song Kang-ho hopes to tell an uncanny story through his collaboration with actress Sin Se-kyeong. "(Sin and I) are an odd pairing, but I am glad the film seems to have captured an uncanny energy from this odd coupling and I hope audiences will be able to feel it, too", Song told reporters during a promotional event for the film in Seoul, Wednesday,...More
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 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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