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- Movie: The Wailing
- Revised romanization: Goksung
- Hangul: 곡성
- Director: Na Hong-Jin
- Writer: Na Hong-Jin
- Producer: Lim Min-Sub, Seo Dong-Hyun, Kim Ho-Sung
- Cinematographer: Hong Kyung-Pyo
- Release Date: May 12, 2016
- Runtime: 156 min.
- Genre: Mystery / Thriller / Award Winning
- Distributor: 20th Century Fox
- Language: Korean
- Country: South Korea
Plot Synopsis by AsianWiki Staff ©
Within a seemingly peaceful village, a plague of mysterious & violent deaths suddenly take place. The police conclude poisonous wild mushrooms are the cause of the deaths. Police Officer Jong-Goo (Kwak Do-Won) hears a rumor from a coworker about a mysterious Japanese man (Jun Kunimura) living nearby. The rumor fingers the Japanese man as the man causing these mysterious & violent deaths. Jong-Goo, while on duty, meets Moo-Myeong (Chun Woo-Hee). She tells Jong-Goo that she saw the Japanese man where the last deaths took place. Jong-Goo's doubts about the man begin to waver.
Jong-Goo's daughter Hyo-Jin then comes down with the crazed symptoms similar to what the other villagers had before their deaths. Jong-Goo becomes desperate. He heads out into the mountains to find the old Japanese man's home. Meanwhile, his mother-in-law calls in a shaman, Il-Gwang (Hwang Jung-Min), to perform an exorcism on Hyo-Jin. Death lingers in the air.
- Filming began August 31, 2014 and finished February 28, 2015.
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