March 18 – 29
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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.
Kim Jee-woon, Yim Pil-sung
Kim Jee-woon, Yim Pil-sung, Lee Hwan-hui, Yang Jong-o
Ha Sung-min, Kim Ji-yong, Cho Sang-yun
Kim Kang-woo, Kim Gyu-ri, Park Hae-il, Ryoo Seung-bum, Koh Joon-hee
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.
DOOMSDAY BOOK (2012)
WELL GO USA Entertainment