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A mysterious radio signal prompts a troop of South Korean soldiers to set out in search of a missing patrol unit, only to find that the horrors of war aren't limited to the human realm in director Su-Chang Kong's tale of supernatural terror on the battlefield. As the Vietnam War rages, a South Korean army base begins receiving radio contact from a patrol unit that has been missing in action for nearly six months. With resources dwindling and the battle taking its toll on the fatigued troops, the
Jun 10, 2005 Wide
Feb 14, 2006
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A fresh spin on the Korean horror genre after a summer which saw the usual haunted-schoolgirl template reach burnout.
serves as a thoroughgoing allegory of the fears, suicides, inhumanity, rage and murder doomed to repeat themselves in any and every conflict, and to haunt generations to come.
One of the best of a sub-genre I'm going to christen 'warror': war horror films.
[A] subtle and sneakily unsettling film that builds slowly to its unique idea of what constitutes scary.
While it's refreshing to see a war film veer into the supernatural so quietly, R-Point lacks the much-needed dramatic tension to get us through its slow-moving 110 minutes.
A mediocre genre film that fails in both genres.
If you've been worn down a bit by all of the J-horror movies having to do with spooky ladies in blue makeup, this will serve as a refreshing change of pace.
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