Doomsday Book

 

Year: 2012
Country: SOUTH KOREA
Run Time: 120 minutes

Split into three fantastic stories, DOOMSDAY BOOK is an absolutely thrilling science-fiction anthology. “Brave New World” tells the story of nerdy scientist Yoon Seok-woo, who finally meets the girl of his dreams. Unfortunately, they both become zombies after eating toxic beef on their first date. It's a quirky and endearing apocalyptic love story. The second chapter, “Heavenly Creature,” centers around Park Do-won, a corporate technician, who is called to a monastery to determine if a Buddhist robot has actually achieved enlightenment. It's a brilliant story, full of terrific special effects that paint a picture of a very stylish future. The film closes with “Happy Birthday,” an adorable end of the world tale about a young girl who accidentally orders the destruction of earth when trying to buy a billiard ball online. Like the others, it's filled with lovable characters and a witty script that pulls you in immediately. Grim Armageddon scenarios become extremely charming and fun in the incredibly imaginative DOOMSDAY BOOK. (In Korean with subtitles) – E.F.

Directors
Kim Jee-woon, Yim Pil-sung

Producer
Choi Hyun-muk

Screenwriting
Kim Jee-woon, Yim Pil-sung, Lee Hwan-hui, Yang Jong-o

Cinematography
Ha Sung-min, Kim Ji-yong, Cho Sang-yun

Principal Cast
Kim Kang-woo, Kim Gyu-ri, Park Hae-il, Ryoo Seung-bum, Koh Joon-hee

Director Bio
Kim Jee-woon and Yim Pil-Sung are filmmakers from South Korea. Kim made his U.S. film debut in 2013, directing the Arnold Schwarzenegger action vehicle, "The Last Stand." Yim is most known for writing and directing "Hansel & Gretel," an award-winning 2007 horror film.

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