About

1986 Gyunggi Province. The body of a young woman is found brutally raped and murdered. Two months later, a series of rapes and murders commences under similar circumstances. And in a country that had never known such crimes, the dark whispers about a serial murderer grow louder. A special task force is set up in the area, with two local detectives Park Doo-Man and Jo Young-Goo joined by a detectiv...

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Directed by

Bong Joon-ho

Written by

Kwang-rim Kim (Screenplay)
Sung Bo Shim (Screenplay)
Bong Joon-ho (Writer)

Runtime

129 minutes

Country

South Korea

Language

Korean

Tagline

The worst of them will stay with you... forever

Cast

Keywords

murder detective corruption investigation brutality torture killer rape police based on true events assassin serial true victim korea suspect evidence

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