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Vital

Vital

Director: Shinya Tsukamoto
Year: 2004

Hiroshi Takagi (played by the fantastic Tadanobu Asano - Zatoichi, Ichi the Killer), a young man in his 20s, awakens in a hospital bed to find an auto accident has completely wiped his memory away. Back home with his parents and attempting to rebuild his life, he comes across a medical textbook full of detailed drawings of dissection. Utterly fascinated by the subject, Hiroshi is drawn to the medical school to which he was once accepted, but refused to attend. There he catches the eye of Ikumi Yoshimoto (Kiki), a brilliant, taunting fellow student who desires his affections. But its another who becomes his obsession the dead woman on the cadaver table (Nami Tsukamoto). Could she be the key to unlocking his forgotten past?

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Election

Election

Director: Johnnie To
Year: 2005

Every two years the senior members of the Wo Shing Triad, the oldest gang in Hong Kong, elect an up-and-coming younger boss as their chairman. The two candidates they are voting on couldnt be farther apart in personality; Lok (Simon Yam) is a levelheaded businessman and Big D (Tony Leung Ka-Fai) is a loud, obnoxious, violent criminal. When the voting does not go how some people would have liked, lines are divided and a gang war begins to form.

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R-Point (Ghosts of War)

R-Point (Ghosts of War)

Director: Kong Su-Chang
Year: 2005

Korean soldiers searching for a missing platoon in 1972 Vietnam end up encountering forces that basic training never prepared them for. Giving new meaning to the phrase the horrors of war, R-Point exists at the goose-flesh-inducing intersection of "Apocalypse Now" and "The Ring".

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Arang

Arang

Director: Ahn Sang Hoon
Year: 2006

A veteran female detective, So-Young, and her rookie assistant are investigating a recent series of bizarre and horrifying murders. All of the victims seem to have died due to an acid unleashed inside of their bodies. As the two detectives discover more about the case, they soon realize the serial killings may have something to do with a death that occurred ten years ago in a salt house. Before long, So-Young becomes plagued by nightmares in which the dead girl appears and the horrific killings continue to confound.

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Divergence

Divergence

Director: Benny Chan
Year: 2005

Aaron Kwok (The Storm Riders) plays Suen, a depressed and rundown cop still obsessing over his girlfriend's (Koma's Sinje Lee) sudden disappearance 10 years ago. While Suen extradites a witness from Canada, his bounty is murdered by an oddly principled assassin (One Night in Mongkok's Daniel Wu) who seems to possess information that Suen himself would kill for. The witness's death is welcome news for a crooked businessman whose assets were frozen by the police, until his only son is kidnapped. Enter To (Heroic Duo's Ekin Cheng), a lawyer who has always successfully protected his clients, and who coincidentally happens to be married to a woman who looks exactly like Suen's missing girlfriend.Each of these men will ultimately and painfully be drawn together, inadvertently rushing full speed towards their breaking points, until a violent and permanent Divergence becomes this film's only forgone conclusion.

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Face

Face

Director: Sang-Gon Yoo
Year: 2002

A serial killer is burning away the flesh of his victims with acid leaving only the bones behind. The police turn to Hyun-min, a former forensic sculptor adept in reconstructing faces by examining and interpreting skulls. With the victim's bones in his house, Hyun-min's daughter begins to experience disturbing visions. As he races against time to find the answers and save his daughter, the deadly truth behind these victims reveals a sinister conspiracy that threatens everyone involved.

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Bloody Reunion

Bloody Reunion

Director: Lim Dae-Wung
Year: 2006

After 16-years pass, a group of former students decide to visit their sickly, wheel-chair bound teacher Ms. Park at her country cottage for an impromptu class reunion before the frail woman dies. Once the tearful hellos are complete, it becomes clear that the ex-classmates have blossomed into raging alcoholics, bulimics and plastic surgery addicts, thanks to Ms. Park's early childhood schooling. Soon, the happy gathering turns into a nightmare as old grudges and hidden truths surface and one by one the former classmates vanish in a series of unforgettably gruesome and mysterious murders.

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H

H

Director: Jong-hyuk Lee
Year: 2002

Shin Hyun (Cho Seung-woo) walks into the local police station toting the mutilated bodies of six missing women, confesses to the murders and accepts his fate. A psychopathic serial killer is caught and the case closed. Or is it? One year later, the bodies of two high school girls and a pregnant woman are discovered, killed in the same manner. Believed to be a copy-cat crime, detectives Kim Mi Yun (Yeom Jung-ah from A Tale of Two Sisters) and Kang Tae Hyun (Ji Jin-hee), polar opposites both professionally and personally, are assigned to the case. As the investigation continues, new suspects are taken into custody, but the body count continues to rise. It soon seems that no one, not even the detectives themselves, are beyond suspicion.

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The Butcher

The Butcher

Director: Kim Ji-won
Year: 2007

A small group of people lie battered and bound on the floor of a dirty slaughterhouse covered in blood. Scared and confused, they soon learn their captors are snuff film producers and plan to torture them as creatively and heinously as possible before brutally killing them off one by-one. Each scene is shot from either the killer or victim's point of view in order to fully capture the emotional torment of the prey and the unspeakable acts that will be perpetrated on their captive bodies.

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A Tale of Two Sisters

A Tale of Two Sisters

Director: Ji-woon Kim
Year: 2003

When Su-mi and Su-yeon return home from the hospital after their mother's death, they are con- tinually tormented by their stepmother. They have no choice but to endure their suffering as unexplainable things start to occur at the house. Could it be their stepmother trying to torment them, or is a more supernatural force at work?

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