A Tale of Two Sisters [장화, 홍련]

장화, 홍련

Directed By: Jee-woon Kim

October 1, 2003 / Korean / 123 mins

One of the highest-grossing Korean horror films from the 2000s, this psychological thriller stylishly updates a traditional folktale about two sisters oppressed by their hateful stepmother. Kim uses graceful cinematography to explore trauma and maternal inheritance building suspense but avoiding cheap scares. 


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IMDB Movie Page: http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0365376

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Screened Semesters:

  • 2010 Fall
  • 2019 Fall

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