A Tale of Two Sisters Movie Review Summary

Actors: Kap-su Kim, Jung-ah Yum, Su-jeong Lim, Geun-yeong Mun

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A TALE OF TWO SISTERS (Janghwa, Hongryeon) is a Korean movie written and directed by Ji-woon Kim in 2003. This film earned the Grand Prize of three major European and American Film Festivals (Gerardmer, Fantasporto and the Los Angeles Screamfest) in 2003 and 2004.
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Bae Soo-mi and her sister Bae Soo-yeon come back home after having spent some time in a mental institution after their mother's death. They have to deal now with their stepmother the young girls seem to hate for an unknown reason. After their arrival, strange things begin to happen in the house: someone is entering the girls's rooms at night and frightens them, a ghost appears successively to the stepmother and to the young girls and, the strangest of all, the father of the girls doesn't notice anything.
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Plot & Themes

Composition of Book Actual chase scenes or violence 20%Planning/preparing, gather info, debate puzzles/motives 10%Feelings, relationships, character bio/development 70% Time/Era of Movie:    -   present 2000+ Horror film?    -   Yes Horror Plotlets:    -   haunted house or boat

Main Character

Identity:    -   Female Age:    -   a teen Ethnicity/Nationality    -   Other Asian Unusual characteristics    -   Mentally Ill


Asia/Pacific    -   Yes Asian country:    -   the Koreas Forest?    -   Yes

Writing Style

Accounts of torture and death?    -   gory visuals of deaths Kind of violence:    -   knives Unusual forms of death    -   crushed Any profanity?    -   None

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