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Korean Cinema

Whispering Corridors 2: Memento Mori (Yogo koedam: tubontchae iyagi) (1999)

Directed by Tae-Yong Kim and Kyu-Dong Min. A high school student, Min-ah, finds a diary belonging to two of her fellow students that can cause hallucinations. After one of them commits suicide, Min-ah feels as if she is possessed by the dead girl. 99 min. Credits and other information from the Internet Movie Database
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Whispering Corridors 3: Wishing Stairs (Yeogo goedam 3: Yeowoo gyedan) (2003)

Director, Yoon Jae-Yeon.. Cast: Song Ji-Hyo, Park Han-Byeol, Jo An. A staircase leading to the dormitory of a boarding school usually has 28 stairs, but if you count each step aloud a 29th will appear. When someone steps on the mysterious extra stair, the horror begins. Special features: "Making of" featurette; director's sketchbook and notes; original theatrical promotional materials; photo gallery; Tartan Asia Extreme new releases. 97 min. Credits and other information from the Internet Movie Database
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Why Has Bodhi-Dharma Left for the East? (Dharmaga tongjoguro kan kkadalgun) (1989)

Director, Young-kyun Bae. Cast: Sin Won Sop, Hwang Hae Jin, Lee Pan-Yong. In a remote mountain monastery above a bustling city lives Hyegok, an old Zen master, his conflicted young apprentice Kibong, and Haejin, an orphaned boy studying to be a monk. The old master, nearing his end, wishes to make the ceremony of his death his final lesson to his apprentice, who is struggling to come to terms with the worldly life he left behind. Meanwhile the young boy has his own awakening to mortality as he attempts to nurse a bird he thoughtlessly injured with a stone. 135 min.