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BAK-JWI

Movie Picture

In Competition – Feature Films
Directed by :
Chan-Wook PARK 
Country:
KOREA, REPUBLIC OF
Year:
2009
Duration:
133.00 minutes
  • Jury Prize Ex-aequo, 2009

Synopsis

Sang-hyun is a beloved and admired priest in a small town, who devotedly serves at a local hospital.
He goes to Africa to volunteer as a test subject in an experiment to find a vaccine to the new deadly infectious disease
caused by Emmanuel Virus (E.V.). During the experiment, he is infected by the E.V. and dies.
But transfusion of some unidentified blood miraculously brings him back to life, and unbeknownst to him, it has also turned him into a vampire.
After his return home, news of Sang-hyun's recovery from E.V. spreads and people start believing he has the gift of healing and flock to receive his prayers.
From those who come to him, Sang-hyun meets a childhood friend named Kang-woo and his wife Tae-ju. Sang-hyun is immediately drawn to Tae-ju.
Tae-ju gets attracted to Sang-

Press kit download (PDF)

Chan-wook PARK

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Contacts and useful links

Production

MOHO FILM - 3002, SK M CITY, 869 Janghang-dong, Ilsandong-gu, Goyang-si, Gyeonggi-do 410-839 KOREA, REPUBLIC OF - T: +82 2 3675 4430 - F: +82 2 3675 4493

Distribution

WILD SIDE FILMS EN ASSOCIATION AVEC LE PACTE - T: +33(0)1 42 25 82 00 - mchiche@wildside.fr - www.le-pacte.com et www.wildside.fr

French press

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