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The Host

R| 1 hr. 59 min.

Plot Summary
Careless American military personnel dump chemicals into South Korea's Han River. Several years later, a creature emerges from the tainted waters and sinks its ravenous jaws into local residents. When the creature abducts their daughter (Ah-sung Ko), a vendor (Song Kang-ho) and his family decide that they are the only ones who can save her.

Cast: Song Kang-ho , Hie-bong Byeon , Hae-il Park , Du-na Bae , Ah-sung Ko , David Joseph Anselmo , Spencer Jay Kim , Scott Wilson

Director: Joon-ho Bong

Genres: Horror, Comedy

Distributor: Magnolia Films

The Host (2006)

Release Date: March 9th, 2007|1 hr. 59 min.

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Cinematical Movie Club: The Host

Posted by
Monika Bartyzel on November 1, 2010

At its simplest, 'The Host' is a creature feature about a giant killer tadpole. Though filmmaker Bong Joon-ho might swear up and down otherwise -- because, let's face it, killer tadpoles don't sou...

Cinematical Movie Club Alert: Killer Tadpoles and 'The Host'

Posted by
Monika Bartyzel on October 29, 2010

In this week's release of 'Monsters,' aliens have taken over half of Mexico after a NASA probe full of space samples crashed in the area, unleashing octopus aliens that no human weaponry can defeat. T...

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