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“Korean vampire flick about a Catholic priest who becomes infected with a vampire virus after engaging in experiments on another virus. Things go from bad to worse when he falls for
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“Park Chan-Wook's Vampire Film that blends dark satiric elements with eroticism and emotional HORROR”
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“From the writer/director of Oldboy and Lady Vengeance; Park Chan-Wook's Vampire Masterpiece Takes on the SEVEN DEADLY SINS. Full of thought-provoking symbolisms and Clever
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A 2009 film directed by Park Chan-Wook (director of Oldboy) based on Emile Zola's novel. The film is the story about a priest who becomes a vampire because of a flawed experiment. In turn, this priest experiences all the powerful, strong frailties of being a flawed human being and comes face to face with his own conscience and lust for a woman named Tae-Ju.

Screened in San Francisco in April 2009.

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Director: Park Chan-wook
Genre: Drama, Foreign, Horror
Release Date: April 30, 2009
MPAA Rating: R
Screen Writer: Seo-Gyeong Jeong
DVD Release Date: November 17, 2009
Runtime: 133 minutes
Studio: Universal Studios
Lunch Average Rating: +4.6 (9 ratings)
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