Thirst

R| 2 hr. 13 min.

Plot Summary
Sang-hyun (Song Kang-ho), a respected priest, volunteers for an experimental procedure that may lead to a cure for a deadly virus. He gets infected and dies, but a blood transfusion of unknown origin brings him back to life as a vampire. Now, Sang-hyun is torn between faith and bloodlust, and has a newfound desire for Tae-ju (Kim Ok-vin), the wife of his childhood friend.

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Genres: Horror, Drama

Distributor: Focus Features

Thirst (2009)

Release Date: July 31st, 2009|2 hr. 13 min.

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  • Do you dig the current vampire craze? Do you love "Twilight" so much you'd die for it? Then skip South Korean writer-director Park Chan-wook's violent, bloody Thirst, a genre-bending - if not genre-destroying - foray into the vampire myth. show more

  • Stunning production quality and the story's extremity should arouse interest beyond the specialty Asian market. show more

  • Be warned: Thirst is one of those pictures that tacks on another chapter just when you think it’s wrapping up. show more

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  • November 29, 2009 buk107
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    The director has unique view on good and evil. Shouldn't simply look at it as a vampire story.

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