A Tale of Two Sisters (2003)

Director
Kim Jee-woon

Main cast
Im Soo-jung; Yeom Jeong-Ah; Moon Geun-Young; Park Mi-Hyeon; Lee Seung-Bi

Genres
Drama, Horror, Mystery

Description
Two young sisters recovering from an unnamed trauma must face a mysterious past in this excellent South Korean shocker. A worldwide hit upon its release and based on an old Korean fairy tale; two sisters come to live with their cold and distant father and turn-on-a-dime stepmother in a house where nothing is as it seems. A wonderfully haunting score, starkly beautiful imagery, and a labyrinthine plot that twists and turns at every dark corner all set the stage for a riveting and often terrifying guessing game of a movie. Equal parts drama, mystery, and ghost story, A Tale of Two Sisters is a richly complex and challenging cinematic treat that may very well demand repeat viewings.


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