Suddenly in the dark cast starring ilbong yun, yeongae kim, kiseon lee, hyeri han. She will also be seen as part of the ensemble cast of the upcoming scifi film fluidic, from sxsw favorite director jeremiah jones. This amazing, almost unknown film is full of uncomfortable sexuality, cheap visual effects, creepy dolls, shamanism, butterflies, and murder all set to a searing, original synth score. Suddenly at midnight is a 1981 south korean erotic cult horror film as well as a thriller film directed by ko youngnam. A teen girl in 1970s berlin becomes addicted to heroin. Jan 31, 2017 first up is director go yeongnams suddenly in the dark, a korean horror film about a nanny who is up to no good. Aug 12, 2010 lets not forget about the unique soundtrack that mixes very well with the dreamlike visual effects of hallucination reminded me of some late 70s italian soundtracks. Suddenly at midnight bluray disc, 2017 for sale online ebay. Suddenly in the dark mondo macabro bluray all region. Dragonslayer is a 1981 american fantasy film directed by matthew robbins, from a screenplay he cowrote with hal barwood. W hen it comes to gonzo khorror filmmaking, suddenly in the dark stands as a tantalizing bridge between kim kiyoungs lurid 1960 horror thriller the housemaid and the genres remarkable recrudescence in the late 1990s. Suddenly in the dark 1981 a wife starts to suspect her husbands infidelity after the arrival of their new, young housekeeper, who carries a mysterious wooden doll with herself. I n my introduction to slants list of the 100 best albums of the 1980s, i noted that, while 80s pop culture is largely remembered for its frivolity, the social unrest that stirred beneath the decades brightly colored gloss and greed resulted in not just the guiltdriven good intentions of enterprises like the starstudded usa for africa, but a generation of artists whose music.
In this video i unbox mondo macabros suddenly in the dark. Ameliathe zuni fetish doll episode if you can, watch these 4 films first, then watch suddenly in the dark. It stars peter macnicol, ralph richardson, john hallam and caitlin clarke. At first, yujin and his wife, seonhee, welcome miok into their home, but seonhee begins to have misgivings when she sees a strange wooden doll that the maid has brought with her. Luckily, the film has now been reissued on bluray, giving audiences the chance to see the boogens the way it was meant to be seen for the first time since 1981. Second is one of jess francos least seen films, 1984s night has a thousand. Dark is a very moody, creepy and stylish film and an effective slow burn full of suspense. Kim youngae, yoon ilbong, hyun hyeri, lee kiseon, go yeongnam. This was the busy directors only horror film in a career that included action films, erotica, dramas and. Ilbong yun and yeongae kim in suddenly in the dark 1981 yeongae kim in suddenly in the dark 1981. Theyre all unaware of the evil thats been unleashed and soon, one by.
According to the korean film archive, director go yeongnam korean connection made 110 films, making him the most prolific of all south korean filmmakers. Its plot follows a woman who inherits a hotel in rural louisiana that was once the site of a horrific murder, and which may be a gateway to hell. Luckily, the film has now been reissued on bluray, giving audiences the chance to see the boogens the way it. Amelia the zuni fetish doll episode if you can, watch these 4 films first, then watch suddenly in the dark. Kang yujin, a wealthy biology professor doing a butterfly field study, takes in a new housemaid. Since a large part of the film takes place underground, that that transfer was dark and details were often hard to make out. Everything in her life slowly begins to distort and disappear as she befriends a small crew of junkies and falls in love with a drugabusing male prostitute. Almost completely unknown outside its home country, suddenly in the dark is one of the best examples of premillennial k.
But after flourishing in the first year, the magazine came to an abrupt end after six issues in 1981. Dark eyes 1978 at a beach house, a lonely married woman lana wood becomes the mistress of a satanic man kabir bedi in black. By 1981 japans economic recovery was more or less complete and the consumerist future had all but arrived. A wife starts to suspect her husbands infidelity after the arrival of their new, young housekeeper, who carries a mysterious wooden doll with herself. With ilbong yun, yeongae kim, kiseon lee, hyeri han. Gipeun bam, gapjagi, suddenly at midnight, suddenly in dark night. Producer david suh talks about his collaboration with the director over a handful of films in the late 1970s and early 80s, and reveals. Aug 14, 2012 since a large part of the film takes place underground, that that transfer was dark and details were often hard to make out. I just saw suddenly in the dark south korea, 1981 horror. Suddenly in the dark bluray disc details highdef digest.
He also highlights the films links to kim kiyoungs the housemaid, and discusses how societal tensions between modernization and premodern superstitions are reflected in suddenly in the dark. Its too campy to be taken seriously, yet far too dour and selfserious to be enjoyable as camp. Elias writerproducer elias studied film at the school of visual arts, in new york city. Director bertrand bliers affecting, wellacted believable controversial film, due to its intimations of pedophilia, was initially denied theatrical release by us distributors, and was given only a limited showing a year later. After a photo of a sharman shrine doll inexplicably appears in the butterfly slides of professor yujin yun ilbong butterfly slides, his wife seonhee kim youngae. Ek duuje ke liye 1981 full hindi movie kamal haasan, rati. This dvd is the original as produced by sam raimi in its original aspect ratio of 4. The movie and ko youngnam are referred to as a classic work and director of korean horror film. Based on the novel by wahei tatematsu, distant thunder, enrai is the story of impending doom staved off by those clinging fast to the their ancestral traditions even whilst the modern world threatens to engulf them.
I came into this movie only aware of recent korean horror cinema that has branched essentially into two main. Almost completely unknown outside its home country, suddenly in the dark is one. After watching this film, i came to the conclusion that the film director, ko youngnam, was influenced by 4 films when directingshooting this film. Suddenly in the dark coming soon to bluray on vimeo. The film played to glib audiences all over the country before falling into obscurity. Lets not forget about the unique soundtrack that mixes very well with the dreamlike visual effects of hallucination reminded me of some late 70s italian soundtracks. Pot legalization advocates began showing the film on college campuses to stoned viewers, who found it hilarious. Then, with recreational marijuana use on the rise in the 1970s, it suddenly found an audience as a camp classic. Film suddenly in the dark film complet en francais 1981 pays dorigine. The rialto report told the story of the magazines origins here. Suddenly at midnight bluray disc, 2017 for sale online. Suddenly in dark night, in theaters october 11th, 2018 republic of korea. With william devane, cathy lee crosby, richard jaeckel, keenan wynn.
As a film, its a complete mess on nearly every level. Someone, or something, is on an indiscriminate killing and mutilation spree during nighttime. Jun 16, 2019 one of them is suddenly in the dark originally titled gipeun bam gabjagi good luck pronouncing that. When one the men is discovered missing, his friends begin a search that leads them to horrifying consequences.
Whitney able kate with her undeniable talent and her incandescent beauty, whitney able is one to watch. With natja brunckhorst, eberhard auriga, peggy bussieck, lothar chamski. His awardwinning 2012 feature gut was an official selection of the transylvania international film festival as well as more than a dozen other film festivals worldwide, and is now in wide release in the us and canada. It was then subsequently released on bluray for the first time ever worldwide in early 2017 by mondo macabro. One isnt too aware of cinema from south korea in the early 80s but this movie shows that there probably is a lot to discover. The second sequel to the 1976 horror hit the omen finds damien thorn assuming the full mantle of the antichrist and preparing for a final, allout battle with the nazarene. First up is director go yeongnams suddenly in the dark, a korean horror film about a nanny who is up to no good. In this psychological and supernatural horror thriller from korean dierctor ko yeongnam, a beautiful housewife becomes suspicious of her husband after the arrival of a young housekeeper carrying a strange wooden doll. Limited edition booklet with brand new essays on the film by grady hendrix and christopher koenig. It is a stunning film that portrays the dark side without being literally dark.
Finding himself in miami, he teams up with his exwife, his friend and his son to launch a food truck. Mondo macabro sheds light on the obscure world of korean 1980s genre filmmaking with their bluray of suddenly in the dark. Studio email alerts email alerts are a great way to keep up with your favorite categories, studios or stars. Upcoming projects include starring in the psychological thriller dark, followed by a supporting role in avas possession. Suddenly in the dark 1981 horror movie directed by. Just before dawn is a 1981 american slasher film directed by jeff lieberman and starring chris lemmon, gregg henry, deborah benson, jamie rose, and george kennedy. The korean horror film suddenly in the dark is a very moody, creepy and stylish film and an effective slow burn full of suspense and paranoia. The dark below also suffers from plot credibility issues and an overpowering musical score apparently intended to make up for the lack of verbiage. Not unlike many 80s fantasy movies, i found it violent, rapey, and dull. Suddenly in the dark horror kang yujin, a wealthy biology professor doing a butterfly field study, takes in a new housemaid.
Truth be told, suddenly in the dark lifts its domestic triangle straight from the housemaid, a strategy that wasnt entirely unprecedented in korean. One of them is suddenly in the dark originally titled gipeun bam gabjagi good luck pronouncing that. Soon it all spirals out of control as the film climaxes in a fever pitch of sexual jealousy, murder, and supernatural vengeance, all set to a pounding synth score. The film follows a group of hikers who travel into the oregon mountains to visit property inherited by one of them, only to be hunted by a ruthless backwoods killer.
Mar 02, 2020 the pixies are rightfully credited as the progenitors of grunge, and to that end, doolittle is their manifesto for 90s alt rock. The film ends, quite literally, like suddenly waking from a dream and its fisers music that helps truly put you under in the first place. Frustrated by the clueless police, the father of the first victim is looking for answers, no matter how far fetched they are. Despite a slow start, suddenly in the dark is a very entertaining and mysterious film from go yeongnam. Suddenly in the dark 1981 cast and crew credits, including actors, actresses, directors, writers and more. Every tom cruise film, ranked updated from top guns to last samurais, impossible missions to mummy hunts we rate the movies of americas reigning movie star from worst to. Mankiewicz and produced by sam spiegel from a screenplay by gore vidal and williams with cinematography by jack hildyard and production design by oliver messel.
Badly frightened, seema finds one more revolver lying on the floor of the compartment, but the moment she grabs it, the killer strikes her hand and throws. Mar 09, 2017 the dark below also suffers from plot credibility issues and an overpowering musical score apparently intended to make up for the lack of verbiage. Dec, 2016 in this video i unbox mondo macabros suddenly in the dark. Also known as aka original title gipeun bam gabjagi. Movies like suddenly in the dark 1981 the experiment 2001 dont look up 2015 the siamese twins 1984 the dorm that dripped blood 1982 the howling 1981 hannah, queen of the vampires 1973 whisper 2007 the rift 2012 ghost voyage 2008 decoder 1984. Worldwide english title literal title suddenly in dark night literal english title suddenly at. I suspect this movie appeals only to those who are predisposed to enjoy a dark take on arthurian legend. A coproduction between paramount pictures and walt disney productions, paramount handled north american distribution while disneys buena vista international handled. In a small town near denver, two young men begin to explore a longabandoned old mine recently reopened by a group of minors. This was the busy directors only horror film in a career that included action films, erotica, dramas and numerous other genre work. Cougar productions, jesus problems et big pictures musique. Hd suddenly in the dark 1981 film complet en francais. We couldnt be more excited about our first new bluray announcement.
Suddenly at midnight was released in south korea on 17 july 1981, and received a total of 28,178 admissions. Soon it all spirals out of control and the film climaxes in a fever pitch of sexual jealousy, murder, and supernatural vengeance, all set to a pounding synth score. Another strong entry in south koreas horror movie repertoire. Jun, 2016 the film played to glib audiences all over the country before falling into obscurity. While this does make the film look cheaper, the fact that it was shot this way instead of with postproduction opticals makes these bits look vibrant without the added grain which is more evident when these sharp bits are then layered over each other as a series of dissolves. The sound track is very effective with an ominous whistling wind accompanying the later scenes. Viewing 11 reply threads author posts november 29, 2008 at 5. But for me, it was the awesome vermithrax from the 1981 film, dragonslayer. Suddenly another stranger enters with a revolver in his hand and as the train passes through a dark tunnel, shoots sujeet dead and then sits there himself in the train compartment relaxing. The afterlife is a 1981 italian southern gothic supernatural horror film directed by lucio fulci, and starring catriona maccoll and david warbeck. Almost completely unknown outside its home country, suddenly in the dark is one of the best examples of premillennial khorror. Suddenly, last summer is a 1959 american southern gothic mystery film based on the play of the same name by tennessee williams.391 1230 410 854 1051 378 1500 143 502 527 1324 1192 1091 119 103 636 1481 778 1262 805 793 520 886 209 1016 333 357 818 370 352 1107 1318 438 350 942 106 270 1129 832