Wednesday, September 19, 2007

The Host.

Gang-du (SONG Kang-ho) works at a food-stand on the banks of the Han River. Dozing on the job, he is awakened by his daughter, Hyun-seo ( KO A-sung), who is angry with him for missing a teacher-parent meeting at school.

As Gang-du walks out to the riverbank with a delivery, he notices that a large crowd of people have gathered, taking pictures and talking about something hanging from the Han River Bridge. The otherwise idyllic landscape turns suddenly to bedlam, when a terrifying creature climbs up onto the riverbank and begins to crush and eat people. Gang-du and his daughter run for their lives, but suddenly the being grabs Hyun-seo and disappears back into the river. The government announces that the monstrous thing apparently is the Host of an unidentified virus.

Having feared the worst, Gang-du receives a phone call from his daughter who is frightened, but very much alive. Gang-du soon makes plans to infiltrate the forbidden zone near the Han River to rescue his daughter from the clutches of the horrifying Host?

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Movie Details
Movie Title: The Host / Gwoemul.
Starring: Song Kang-ho, Scott Wilson, Byun Hee-bong, Park Hae-il, Bae Doona.
Director: Bong Joon-Ho.
Writers: Bong Joon-Ho, Ha Jun-weon, Baek Cheol-hyeon.
Genre: Horror, Science Fiction, Thriller, Comedy.
Country: South Korea.
Release Date: July 27th, 2006 (South Korea).

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