Korean horror film in PH screens
From the company responsible for the zombie apocalyptic thriller Train To Busan, now comes The Mimic that also stars the Queen of Korean Horror Yum Jung-Ah, famous for her role in the classic Tale of Two Sisters.
From the director of Hide and Seek, Huh Jung offers another Korean horror movie fans another scary tale.
The film is about a mother, Hee-yeon, who moves to her hometown near Mt. Jang, wishing her mother-in-law remembers how she lost her son, Jun-suh.
One day, near a cave, she meets a girl in tatters and reminds her of Jun-suh. Feeling sympathy, she decides to offer the girl a bed until Hee-yeon finds the girl’s parents. Gradually, the girl mimics Hee-yeon’s daughter, Jun-hee’s name, voice, and look; eventually, calling Hee-yeon, mom.
Also, strange things begin to happen to the family and at last, the mother-in-law who suffered from auditory hallucination disappears in the cave touted to be the home of a mysterious creature.
The Mimic is based on the Tiger of Mt. Jang – a legendary ghost which mimics the sound of humans. The film also stars Park Hyuk-kwon and Shin Rin-ah.
The film is now screening in cinemas nationwide.