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The Wailing

2016-05-12 | Horror / Mystery

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A stranger arrives in a little village and soon after a mysterious sickness starts spreading. A policeman is drawn into the incident and is forced to solve the mystery in order to save his daughter.
Director: Na Hong-jin
Stars: Kwak Do-won, Hwang Jung-min

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31 wins 85 nominations
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    Best Director

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    Best Cinematography

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    Best Film


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The production budget of The Wailing was 10,951,000 USD.
The revenue of The Wailing was 49,851,770 USD.
The runtime of The Wailing is 156 minutes.
On July 19, 2021, there were 5194 public reaction to The Wailing including mysterious woman, haunting soundtrack, inflecting voice, unforeseeable, more sinister.
The casts of The Wailing are Kwak Do-won starring as Jong-Goo, Hwang Jung-min starring as Il-Gwang, Chun Woo-hee starring as Moo Myeong, Jun Kunimura starring as The Stranger, Kim Hwan-hee starring as Hyo-jin, Heo Jin starring as Mother-in-law.
On July 19, 2021, the IMDB rating of The Wailing is 7.5/10, Rotten Tomato rating is 99/100, Metacritic rating is 81/100, TMDB rating is 7.0/10.
The genre of The Wailing is Horror,Mystery.
The release date of The Wailing is May 12, 2016.
The director of The Wailing is Na Hong-jin.
The Wailing won 2017 Asian Film Awards, 2017 Asian Film Critics Association Awards, 2017 Baek Sang Art Awards, 2017 Chunsa Film Art Awards, 2017 Florence Korea Film Fest, 2017 KOFRA Film Awards, 2016 BloodGuts UK Horror Awards, 2016 Blue Dragon Awards, 2016 Bucheon International Fantastic Film Festival, 2016 Director's Cut Awards and 8 others.