The Host (Gwoemul) (2006)
Chemical waste from a U.S. Army base in Seoul contaminates the Han River, resulting in the rampage of a giant, carnivorous, tadpole-like creature that kidnaps a young girl (Ah-sung Ko). Rapt with guilt and determined to overcome a shoddy reputation with his family, the girl's father (Kang-Ho Song) leads the family on a dangerous quest to rescue her. Amazing effects and humor fuel this monster movie from South Korea. Hie-bong Byeon, Hae-il Park also star. 119 min. Widescreen; Soundtracks: Korean and English Dolby Digital 5.1, Dolby Digital stereo; Subtitles: English, Spanish; deleted scenes; audio commentary; featurettes. In English and Korean with English subtitles.
- Bong Joon-Ho
- Closed Captioned:
- Cast: Scott Wilson, Byun Hee-Bong, Park Hae-Il, Bae Doo-Na, Ko A-Seong, Lee Dong-Ho, Lee Jae-Eng, Yun Je-Mun, Kim Rwe-Ha, Park No-Shik, Seung-Mok Yu, Kang-ho Song
- Also On:
- DVD Special Edition, Blu-ray Special Edition