Director:Beom-sik JeongWriters:Beom-sik Jeong, Sang-min ParkStars:Yoo Je-Yoon, Seung-Wook Lee, Ye-Won MunSummary: An internet broadcaster recruits a handful of people for their 'experience the horror' show at Gonjiam. They are to explore the haunted asylum and stream it live on the show. To attract more viewers, the show hosts play tricks on the guests, but things start to get out of hand when they are inside the place, where tortured souls could really be lurking in the shadows.
“Forget The Blair Witch Project, director Jeong Beom-sik’s take on the ‘found footage’ genre elevates horror to a whole new level, as the audience follows a live-streamed adventure into a psychiatric hospital that goes horribly wrong” – South China Morning Post
“Found footage films are some of the most contested and criticized titles within horror, especially in the past few years. While the explosion of titles that began with Paranormal Activity certainly contained several gems, there were just as many, if not more, titles that failed to capture the magic and essence of what makes that subgenre so effective. However, those who love that style of film can now safely add South Korea’s Gonjiam: Haunted Asylum to the list of movies that do it right.” – Dread Central
“Apart from being a cracking fright night tale, Gonjiam: Haunted Asylum is jam-packed with Easter eggs for those with astute eyes and a good sense of Korean history.” – Filmed In Ether
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