Train to Busan, by Yeon Sang-Ho
Best Film Audience Award Molins Film Festival 2016
We are giving away the titles of films taking part in the 35th edition of the Molins de Rei Horror Film Festival.
The Korean film Train to Busan will be in the Official Section this year. It was written and directed by Yeon Sang-Ho, and it means his debut in live action films. Although so far he had directed several animated films, the Korean director successfully overcomes the challenge of jumping from animation to real image cinema. There is no doubt that Train to Busan is one of the best zombie films of the year.
The film stars young Kim Soo-ahn, Dong-seok Ma and Yoo Gong, among many other well known Korean film faces. Its worldwide premier was at the Cannes Film Festival and it gathered great reviews.
“A Master Class on zombie cinema. A rhythm that takes the audience’s breath away.” TerrorWeekend
Original Title: Busanhaeng
Timing: 118 min
Country: South Corea
Director: Yeon Sang-Ho
Screenplay: Yeon Sang-Ho
Music: Jang Young-gyu
Photography: Lee Hyung-deok
Cast: Kim Soo-ahn, Dong-seok Ma, Yoo Gong, Woo-sik Choi
Although Sok-woo doesn’t feel like visiting his former wife, Soo-ahn, his daughter, persuades him to take the high-speed train and go visiting her mum. Unexpectedly, they share the train with a very special passenger. A zombie infection has risen in the Seoul stations where they took the train and one of the infected is traveling along in the same train. Struggle for survival will start out in the wagons.