The Host

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Director

Bong Joon Ho

Cast

Song Kang-ho as Park Gang-du

Byun Hee-bong as Park Hee-bong

Park Hae-il as Park Nam-il

Bae Doona as Park Nam-joo

Go Ah-sung as Park Hyun-seo

Oh Dal-su as the voice of the Gwoemul

Writers

Bong Joon Ho (screenplay)

Jun-won Ha (screenplay)

Chul-hyun Baek (screenplay)


Summary

Careless American military personnel dump chemicals into South Korea's Han River. Several years later, a creature emerges from the tainted waters and sinks its ravenous jaws into local residents.
Careless American military personnel dump chemicals into South Korea's Han River. Several years later, a creature emerges from the tainted waters and sinks its ravenous jaws into local residents.

Genre

Drama, Horror, Sci-Fi

Released

July 27, 2006 (South Korea)

Runtime

2hrs 0min

MPAA

R, for creature violence and language

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