GenreHorror, Mystery, Thriller Duration CountrySouth Korea
WriterBong Joon-ho, Lee Hae-jun Release dateMay 19, 2005 (2005-05-19) Initial releaseMay 19, 2005 (South Korea) Initial DVD releaseNovember 21, 2007 (France) CastSong Kang-ho (Choi Do-hyung), Yoo Ji-Tae (Kim Min-jae), Park Hee-Soon (Lee Young-min), Yoon Je-moon (Kim Sung-hoon), duek-mun Choi (Seo Jae-kyung), Kang Hye-jung (???) Similar moviesSong Kang-Ho appears in Antarctic Journal and The Face Reader
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Antarctic Journal is a 2005 film, the feature film debut by South Korean director Yim Pil-sung. The film mixes elements of psychological thriller and classical horror films while showing the hardships met by a modern antarctic expedition trying to reach the pole of inaccessibility. The film had generated some buzz before its release due to its large budget (over US$6.5 million) and notable cast but wasn't a box office hit.
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During their journey to the Pole of Inaccessibility (POI), the remotest point of the Antarctic, the expedition of six men, led by Captain Choi Do-hyung, discovers a journal that was left behind by a British expedition 80 years earlier. The journal was remarkably preserved in a box in the snow and Kim Min-jae, another member of the expedition, gets the job of examining it. It turns out that the two expeditions shared the same goal and soon other strange similarities between them start to show up. Will they make it to their destination before the sun goes down for the Antarctic winter?