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"The Host" Draws Six Million in Record Time

2006/08/07 Source

A domestic move The Host has sold six million tickets quicker than any other Korean movie in domestic film history.

According to the film's distributor, Showbox, Monday, the film has attracted six million viewers in the first eleven days since its release, outperforming the previous record set by "Taegugki: Brotherhood of War" which drew six million in 17 days.

The movie about a family trying to save one of their own from a monster in the Han River is currently being screened at six-hundred-20 theaters across the country.

The film debuted at this year's Cannes Festival where it received a great review.

Reported by KBS WORLD Radio

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