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Title Thirsth [(DVD) videorecording] / CJ Entertainment and Focus Features International present a Moho Film production ; a Park Chan-wook film ; directed by Park Chan-wook ; screenplay by Park Chan-wook, Chung Seo-kyung ; produced by Park Chan-wook, Ahn Soo-hyun.

Edition Anamorphic widescreen.
Publication Info. Universal City, Calif. : Universal Studios Home Entertainment, [2009]
©2009
Imprint Universal City, Calif. : Universal Studios Home Entertainment, ©2009.
Location Call No. Status
 95th Street Adult DVD Foreign Films  KOREAN THIRST    AVAILABLE
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Description 1 videodisc (134 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Physical Medium 4 3/4 in rda
Description digital video Dolby Digital 5.1 rda
2.35:1 Anamorphic widescreen rda
NTSC rda
Motion picture
System Details DVD ; NTSC, region 1 ; Dolby Digital 5.1 ; dual-layered ; enhanced for 16x9 televisions.
Language In Korean with optional French or Spanish subtitles; English subtitles for the deaf and hard-of-hearing.
Cast Song Kang-ho = Song Kang-ho, Kim Ok-pin = Kim Ok-vin, Kim Hae-suk = Kim Hae-sook, Sin Ha-gyun = Shin Ha-kyun.
Credits Cinematographer, Chŏng Chŏng-hun = Chung Chung-hoon ; editors, Kim Sang-bŏm = Kim Sang-bum, Kim Chae-bŏm = Kim Jae-bum ; music, Cho Yŏng-uk = Cho Young-uk ; visual effects supervisor, Yi Chŏn-hyŏng = Lee Jeon-hyung.
Original Version Originally released as a motion picture in 2009.
Note Inspired by Émile Zola's Thérèse Raquin.
MPAA Rating: R
Audience MPAA rating: R; for graphic bloody violence, disturbing images, strong sexual content, nudity and language.
Summary Sang-hyun is a priest working for a hospital. He selflessly volunteers for a secret vaccine development project intended to eradicate a deadly virus. However, the virus eventually takes over the priest. He nearly dies, but makes a miraculous recovery after receiving an accidental transfusion of vampire blood. He quickly realizes his sole reason for living involves taking the pleasures of the flesh. He struggles to control his insatiable thirst for blood until a love affair unleashes his darkest desires in deadly new ways.
Awards Cannes International Film Festival Jury Prize, Winner
Subject Vampires -- Drama -- Videodiscs.
Priests -- Drama -- Videodiscs.
Vaccines -- Drama -- Videodiscs.
Blood -- Transfusion -- Drama -- Videodiscs.
Man-woman relationships -- Drama -- Videodiscs.
Genre Dark comedy films.
Vampire films.
Horror films.
Fiction films.
Feature films.
Video recordings for the hearing impaired.
Foreign films Korea (South)
Motion pictures, Korean.
Horror films.
Feature films.
DVD-video discs.
Added Author Pak, Ch'an-uk, 1963- screenwriter, director.
Chŏng, Sŏ-gyŏng, 1975- screenwriter.
An, Su-hyŏn, producer.
Song, Kang-ho, 1967- actor.
Kim, Ok-pin, actor.
Kim, Hae-suk, actor.
Sin, Ha-gyun, actor.
Chŏng, Chŏng-hun, 1970- cinematographer.
Kim, Sang-bŏm, film editor.
Kim, Chae-bŏm, film editor.
Cho, Yŏng-uk, composer.
Zola, Émile, 1840-1902. Thérèse Raquin (Drama). English.
CJ Ent'ŏt'einmŏnt'ŭ (Firm)
Focus Features International (Firm)
Moho P'illŭm.
Universal Studios Home Entertainment (Firm)
Standard No. 025192019463
Music No. 61108992 Universal Studios Home Entertainment
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