The Host

(2006)

Genres: Comedy, Drama, Horror

Kevin Lee: South Korean Cinema

About The Host

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In Seoul's River Han, a giant mutant creature has developed as a result of toxic chemical dumping. When the squidlike monster scoops up the teenage granddaughter of humble snack-bar owner Hie-bong (Hie-bong Byeon), he races to track down the murderous beast. With no help from the authorities, who are convinced the girl is already dead, Hie-bong and his family will have to band together to save her -- and possibly the entire city.

Cast: Kang-ho Song, Hie-bong Byeon, Hae-il Park, Doona Bae, Ah-sung Ko, Dal-su Oh, David Joseph Anselmo, Pil-Sung Yim, Paul Lazar, Scott Wilson

Director: Joon-ho Bong

Release Year: 2006

Length: 119 minutes

Rating: R

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