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  • Our Score: 8
  • Overall Score: 7.72
  • IMDB: 7.2
  • MetaCritic: 7.3
  • Rotten Tomatoes: 8.2
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Thirst Cast Starring Kang-ho Song, Hae-suk Kim, Dal-su Oh, Hae-sook Kim, Ok-bin Kim

Thirst Directed by Chan-wook Park

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Thirst (2009) was the breakout vampire themed mad love story that came out of South Korea in 2009. Directed by Chan-wook Park with an estimated $5 million movie budget, this film did a great job of bringing a unique point of view in this fantasy horror movie. Kang-ho Song, Ok-bin Kim, and Hae-suk Kim star in Thirst (2009), aka Bakjwi (2009).

Thirst Plot Synopsis:

Sang-hyun, a priest working for a hospital, selflessly volunteers for a secret vaccine development project intended to eradicate a deadly virus. However, the virus eventually takes over the priest. He nearly dies, but makes a miraculous recovery by an accidental transfusion of vampire blood. He realizes his sole reason for living: the pleasures of the flesh.
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Thirst Cast: Kang-ho Song, Hae-suk Kim, Dal-su Oh, Hae-sook Kim, Ok-bin Kim, Jong-ryol Choi, Yong-wan Goo, Han Chul-Woo, Ha-kyun Shin, Kim Hee-ok, In-hwan Park, Tae-hee Kim, Taehee Kim, Young-chang Song, Jong-hak Son, Mercedes Cabral, Duk-Je Jo, Eriq Ebouaney, Moon-ee Jo, Hee-jin Choi, Tae Won Jeong, Woo-seul-hye Hwang, Cheol-woo Han, Hwa-ryong Lee, Mi-ran Ra, Thati Peele, Deok-jae Jo, Dong-soo Seo, Onthatile Peele
Thirst Directors: Chan-wook Park
Thirst Genres: Horror, Thriller, Drama, Fantasy, Romance
Year: 2009
Runtime: 135 / 2h 15min
MPAA Rating: R
Awards: 12
Nominations: 18
Writers: Émile Zola, Chan-wook Park, Seo-kyeong Jeong
Producers: Soo-hyun Ahn, Jason Byeun, Joon H. Choi, Philip Kang, Hak-beom Kim, Katharine Kim, Miky Lee, Rick Moon, Ki-moon Nam, Chan-wook Park, Kabe Park, Bob Seh
Musicians: Yeong-wook Jo
Cinematographers: Chung-hoon Chung
Editors: Jae-beom Kim, Sang-beom Kim

Box Office: $296,441
Production: Focus Features
Language: Korean, English, French
Country: South Korea, USA

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