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[Local and Foreign Films With English Subtitles]

2004/08/06 | 151 views | Permalink | Source

Bunshinsaba - Ouija Board (2004)
8:30 p.m. on weekdays, 6:40 p.m. on weekend
Cine Core theater
Astudent tormented by peers at her new school attempts to take revenge by calling a ghost, but her vengeance brings a calamity upon the whole village. In the movie, Yoo-jin (Lee Se-eun) delivers evil on her schoolmates who tease her by chanting "Bunshinsaba", an incantation for inviting a ghost. But the ghost thatposesses the girl does more than asked, trying to strike a t all the villagers.

Directed by Ahn Byung-ki, who has devoted himself to horror movies with "Nightmare" in 2000 and Phone in 2002, the new film tries to combine traditional fear factors with social issues such as problems in the school system and the violence of the majority.

The movie was screened as the closing film for the Puchon International Fantastic Film Festival last month. Details: (02) 734-9565.

Silmido (2003)
Saturday at noon
Seoul Selection Bookstore

One of two local films to break the 11-million-viewer mark earlier this year, this blockbuster film is based on the true story of a group of suicide commandoes trained to assassinate the leader of North Korea in the late 1960s. On DVD. Located near Anguk Station on subway line 3. Tickets: 3,000 won. Details: (02) 734-9565 or

▣ Yogo Kwedam (Whispering Corridors) (1998)
Aug. 21 at 2 p.m.
KNTO Building

The movie that began the high school horror film trend will be shown back-to-back with another horror film, "Tell Me Something" from 1999. Located near exit 5 of Chonggak Station on subway line 1. Free. Details: (02) 729- 9497/8

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