Gonjiam: Haunted Asylum, by Jung Bum-Sik
“It has enormously effective scares in spades and has already caused millions to jump out of their seats in Korean multiplexes.” Pierce Conran: Screen Anarchy
Original title: Gonjiam: Haunted Asylum
Country: South Korea
Running time: 95 min.
Director: Jeong Beom-Sik
Screenwriters: Jeong Beom-Sik, Park Sang-min
Cast; Lee Seung-Wook, Mun Ye-Won, Park Ji-Hyun, Park Sung-Hoon, Wi Ha-Joon
Production: Won-guk Kim
Synopsis: 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.