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Rated R: Restricted (Under 17 Requires Accompanying Parent or Adult Guardian) -- Rated R for graphic bloody violence, disturbing images, strong sexual content, nudity and language.
Released on:
July 31, 2009 (NY, LA, SF)

Production Companies:
CJ Entertainment, Moho Films
Focus Features

Status: Released

This film is Also Known As:
"Evil Live"

Song Kang-ho, Kim Ok-vin, Kim Hae-sook, Shin Ha-kyun, Park In-hwan, Oh Dal-soo, Song Young-chang, Mercedes Cabral

Director: Chan Wook Park

Screenwriter: Seo-Gyeong Jeong, Chan-wook Park

Genre: Horror, Fantasy, Thriller
About the film:
A priest becomes a vampire…another man's wife is coveted…a deadly seduction triggers murder. Thirst is the new film from director Park Chan-wook (Old Boy, Sympathy for Mr. Vengeance, Sympathy for Lady Vengeance). Already a boxoffice smash in Korea, Thirst was honored with the Prix du Jury [Jury Prize] at the 2009 Cannes International Film Festival.

Continuing his explorations of human existence in extreme circumstances, the director spins a tale that he conceived and then developed over several years with co-screenwriter Chung Seo-kyung.

Sang-hyun (played by top Korean star Song Kang-ho, of The Host) is a priest who cherishes life; so much so, that he selflessly volunteers for a secret vaccine development project meant to eradicate a deadly virus. But the virus takes the priest, and a blood transfusion is urgently ordered up for him. The blood he receives is infected, so Sang-hyun lives – but now exists as a vampire. Struggling with his newfound carnal desire for blood, Sang-hyun's faith is further strained when a childhood friend's wife, Tae-ju (Kim Ok-vin), comes to him asking for his help in escaping her life. Sang-hyun soon plunges into a world of sensual pleasures, finding himself on intimate terms with the Seven Deadly Sins.
Rated R for graphic bloody violence, disturbing images, strong sexual content, nudity and language.
Box Office: Opening weekend: $55,889 (4 theaters) | Domestic Total: $318,574
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    June 08, 2012 - 07:42
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    C. – Chi-Il
    July 23, 2009 - 20:26

    Looking forward to it!

    Farky – Serbia
    May 26, 2009 - 19:03
    Subject: Best