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The Host (Widescreen)

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The talk of the 2006 Cannes International Film Festival, The Host, the latest film from critically acclaimed visionary director Bong Joon-ho, has already garnered a substantial amount of international buzz. Utilizing state-of-the-art special effects courtesy of a creative partnership between Weta Workshop (King Kong, The Lord of the Rings) and The Orphanage (Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire, Sin City), The Host is equal parts creature-feature thrill ride and poignant human drama.

Gang-du (Song Kang-ho) works at a food-stand on the banks of the Han River. Dozing on the job, he is awakened by his daughter, Hyun-seo (KooA-sung), who is angry with him for missing a teacher-parent meeting at school. As Gang-du walks out to the riverbank with a delivery, he notices that a large crowd of people has gathered, taking pictures and talking about something hanging from the Han River Bridge. The otherwise idyllic landscape turns suddenly to bedlam when a terrifying creature climbs up onto the riverbank and begins to crush and eat people. Gang-du and his daughter run for their lives but suddenly the thing grabs Hyun-seo and disappears back into the river. The government announces that the thing apparently is the Host of an unidentified virus. Having feared the worst, Gang-du receives a phone call from his daughter who is frightened, but very much alive. Gang-du makes plans to infiltrate the forbidden zone near the Han River to rescue his daughter from the clutches of the horrifying Host...

Review:

"A film that will catch you leaning in one direction and abruptly pull you in another, all the while building to a surprisingly emotional climax." Los Angeles Times

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"The Host is a loopy, feverishly imaginative genre hybrid about the demons that haunt us from without and within." New York Times

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"A horror thriller, a political satire, a dysfunctional family comedy, and a touching melodrama, Bong Joon-ho's The Host is also one helluva monster movie." Chicago Sun-Times

Product Details

UPC:
00876964000918
Studio:
Magnolia Pictures
Publication Date:
2007-07-24
Credits:
Kang-Ho, Song
Binding:
DVD
Rating:
R
DVD Features:
Color, English Soundtrack, English Subtitles, Spanish Subtitles, Widescreen
Region:
US and Canada

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Product details pages Magnolia Pictures - English 00876964000918 Reviews:
"Review" by , "A film that will catch you leaning in one direction and abruptly pull you in another, all the while building to a surprisingly emotional climax."
"Review" by , "The Host is a loopy, feverishly imaginative genre hybrid about the demons that haunt us from without and within."
"Review" by , "A horror thriller, a political satire, a dysfunctional family comedy, and a touching melodrama, Bong Joon-ho's The Host is also one helluva monster movie."
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