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R-Point (2004)

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Leave your preconceptions at the door: R-Point is no ordinary ghost film. Nor is it an ordinary war film. Instead of assaulting viewers with creaky long-haired girl ghosts or green-clad grunts firing at anything that moves, Kong Su-chang gives us a thoughtful, eerie, and moving indictment of Korean involvement in other people’s wars.

This is a film that recreates the atmosphere of ghost stories told around a campfire: that sense of being out of place, and hearing things that might … (read more)

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