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Title The host [videorecording] / Ch'ngram ; Showbox/Mediaplex ; produced by Ch'oe Yong-bae ; screenplay, Pong Chun-ho, Ha Chun-wn, Paek Chul-hyn ; directed by Pong Chun-ho

Publ Info [Los Angeles, Calif.] : Magnolia Home Entertainment, [2007]
2007
Edition Widescreen
LOCATION CALL # STATUS NOTE
 RWU Main Audio-Visual  AV DEPT PN1997.2.G96 G96 2007    AVAILABLE
 Salve Videos  PN1997.H674 2007 DVD    AVAILABLE
 Wheaton DVD  PL992.654.C48 G913 2007    AVAILABLE
Descript 1 videodisc (approximately 119 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in
two-dimensional moving image rdacontent
video rdamedia
videodisc rdacarrier
Note Title from container
Based on an original story by Bong Joon-ho
Special features: deleted scenes; Director Bong Joon-ho relections and commentary
Non-Latin script record
Director of photography, Hyung-ku Kim ; editor, Seon Min Kim ; music, Byung-woo Lee ; production designer, Seong-hie Ryu ; visual effects supervisor, Kevin Rafferty
DVD, region 1, widescreen (1.85:1) presentation; Dolby Digital
Original Korean language or dubbed English dialogue; subtitles in English or Spanish; closed-captioned
Song kang-ho, Ko A-sng, Pyn Hi-bong, Pae Tu-na, Pak Hye-il, Scott Wilson
MPAA rating: R; for creature violence and language
In Seoul, an American army doctor forces his assistant to dump bottle after bottle of formaldehyde into the drain. The drain runs into the Han River, the major river running through the middle of Seoul. His only reason is that the bottles are covered with a layer of dust. Six years later, a food cart operator, Gang-du falls asleep every time his dad, Hie-bong, is away from the stand for more than a few minutes. When his sister Hyun-Seo returns from school, a monster appears in the river and starts to attack the people lounging at its banks. Gang-du and Hyun-Seo are chased by the beast. Hie-bong tries valiantly to save his daughter, but the beast soon captures her and drags her away. They receive a call from the daughter's cell phone and try to rescue her from the large monster
LC subject Formaldehyde -- Korea (South) -- Drama
Water -- Pollution -- Korea (South) -- Drama
Monsters -- Korea (South) -- Drama
Fathers and daughters -- Korea (South) -- Drama
Korea (South) -- Drama
Feature films. lcgft
Horror films. lcgft
Video recordings for the hearing impaired. lcgft
Add Author Choi, Yong-bae
Pong, Chun-ho, 1969-
Song, Kang-ho, 1967-
Byeon, Hie-bong, 1942-
Park, Hae-il, 1977-
Pae, Tu-na, 1979-
Ko, Ah-sung, 1992-
Wilson, Scott, 1942-
Ch'ngram (Firm)
Syobaks (Firm)
Mediaplex (Firm)
Magnolia Home Entertainment (Firm)
Alt Title Gwoemul
Koemul
ISBN/ISSN 876964000918
Music # 10091