A Tale of Two Sisters (2003)
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Critic Reviews for A Tale of Two Sisters
The atmosphere of mounting dread is matched by just-right performances, design and camerawork.
The film feels haunted by the relationship between Im and Moon, who cling to each other in the face of a hostile hostess, even though that may not be their best option.
There's a reason why Hollywood has been so busy in recent years remaking Asian horror movies. Scare for scare, they're generally better.
It may not be a pretty picture, but A Tale of Two Sisters is definitely a satisfying piece of less-is-more cinematic horror.
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Sometimes it works better for a film to be more straightforward in order to be efficient, and in the case of this sinister Asian horror movie it turns out that it is quite unpredictable and fails to be as scary as it thinks it is precisely because it is strangely confusing up until the end.
Unfolding like a Grimm fairy tale channeled through David Lynch, A Tale of Two Sisters is dreamlike, haunting, and thought provoking. Some of its plot points are disjointed. but the film works overall as a ghost story mixed with psychological thriller.
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