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A Tale of Two Sisters (Janghwa, Hongryeon) (2003)

Directed by


Starring
Su-jeong Lim Su-jeong Lim
Soo-mi Bae (Janghwa)
Jung-ah Yum Jung-ah Yum
Eun-joo Heo
Kap-su Kim Kap-su Kim
Moo-hyeon Bae
Geun-Young Moon Geun-Young Moon
Soo-yeon Bae
Mi-hyeon Park Mi-hyeon Park
Mrs. Bae
Gi-hong Woo Gi-hong Woo
Sun-kyu
Seung-bi Lee Seung-bi Lee
Mi-hee
Dae-yeon Lee Dae-yeon Lee
Su-mi's Doctor


Written by
Jee-woon Kim Jee-woon Kim
screenplay


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Sibling freakishness.

12 years, 12 months ago at Oct 31 13:34
1 vote
This film boomed during the peak of Asian horror dramas in the world. And yes, A Tale of Two Sisters is something. Freakingly good, it was. This proved that Koreans aren't just for romantic comedies. They could also compete with Japan's psychotic films. :)

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10 years, 1 month ago at Aug 31 11:50
1 vote
The film risks a typical basic structure of the drama (the initial time to engage with the characters, and then walk the last of the story, as with the audience caring about what they are seeing). But the result was a flop, since all the first time in connection with the characters is undermined by horror without rhythm and just sprinkled in are mostly long shots, trying to build an atmosphere of ... read more

A Tale of Two Sisters (Janghwa, Hongryeon) (2003)

9 years, 7 months ago at Mar 24 17:48
1 vote
All this movie score can be obtained due to its unique visual bill, typical of oriental horror productions, full of imagery and unsettling atmospheres. But the script is leaking everywhere, repeating situations and making the main character suggestion, without resolution, end and, worse, no intelligibility. The inevitable violence of South Korean films and brand director, Kim Jee-woon. Confused mo... read more
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Description: Something strange is happening when Su-mi and her younger sister Su-yeon come home to their father's large, but dark and somewhat foreboding house after a stay in the hospital. Their dad is taciturn and burdened and their step-mother, Eun-joo greets them with forced enthusiasm and more than a little sense of irritation. But that's nothing compared to what happens when bedtime rolls around. Su-mi unpacks her bags in her old room only to find her desk and closet full of someone else’s stuff. Su-yeong hears step foots outside her bedroom door and then sees a creepy, ghost-white hand opening the door – but there's no one there. ... (more)
Release date: 13 June 2003
UPC: 807839001433
Tags: Horror (27), Korean (16), Thriller (11), Drama (10), Korea (9), Mystery (8), 2000s (7), (7), 2003 (6), Asian (5), Ghost (5), Foreign (4), Haunted House (4), Memory (4), Surrealism (4), Suicide (4), Mental Illness (3), South Korea (2), Dysfunctional Family (2), Autumn (1)
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