The Host (Gwoemul)
- Japan/South Korea
- 1h 59min
- Directed by: Bong Joon-ho
- Cast: Kang-ho Song, Hie-bong Byeon, Hae-il Park
With a radioactive substance in the water supply, a huge monster fish and imminent disaster, this likeable Godzilla-style monster is a satisfactory mix of state of the art CGI effects and warm characterisation. Attention to detail, absurdity and comic touches deliver the big climax and the big laughs.
This film is not currently showing in cinemas.
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The Host26 Oct 2006
When some radioactive substance finds its way into the water supply, and a huge monster fish rises up out of the peaceful waters around Seoul, a local stallholder’s family is all that stands between imminent disasters. This likeable Godzilla-style…
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