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Thirst

Horror movie by Chan-wook Park from 2009.
 

Thirst

South Korea, 2009, 133min
Director: Chan-wook Park

Kang-ho Song, Ok-bin Kim, Hae-suk Kim, Ha-kyun Shin, In-Hwan Park, Dal-su Oh, Young-chang Song, Mercedes Cabral, Eriq Ebouaney, Hee-jin

Catholic priest Sang-hyun (Kang-ho Song) becomes a part of a medical experiment, during which is infected with a deadly virus. After a strange blood transfusion goes back to the world of the living, blood of unknown origin but it did the vampire. Sang-hyun is torn between devouring the desire to suck blood and faith, which forbids him to kill. In addition to be involved into an affair with a married childhood friend, which also does not bode well... Park Chan-wook in his films has long been researching the topic of the relationship between sin and redemption. Thirst is a project for which preparations worked for ten years. Already in 2000, when he shot the Border zone (Gongdong gyeongbi guyeok JSA - Joint Security Area), for portrayal of the role of the priest, from which he becomes a vampire, arrange for the actor Song Kang-ho. Not only performances, but also great job with the editing and camera create again a completely unique world, which is for Park Chan-wookovy movies distinctive. Attractions apart from others is that this is the first Korean film in whose funding is already from the beginning involved a big hollywood studio (Universal Pictures International). From the festival in Cannes Thirst took home the jury Prize.
Budget: $5,000,000
Genre: Horror Drama Comedy

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Rating by horrory.cz: 73 %
Rating by imdb.com: 71 %

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