|release date||January 25 2005|
|starring||Ji-won Ha, Yu-mi Kim|
SynopsisSoon after Ji-won gets a new cell phone, her friend's young daughter, Yeong-ju, puts it to her ear and immediately begins screaming in terror. When other strange things start happening in connection with the phone, Ji-Won does some investigating and discovers that of the people before her who had the same number, almost all of them died suddenly under unusual circumstances. As Yeong-ju's behavior becomes increasingly alarming, Ji-won digs deeper into the circumstances surrounding the disappearance of the number's first owner, a high school girl named Jin-hie.
One of the better movies to appear out of the Asian horror boom is Byeong-ki Ahn’s film ‘Phone,’ which finally gets a US release it deserves thanks to Tartan on January 25th. ‘Phone’ makes a drastic u-turn as it begins as a thriller and then becomes a terrifying ghost story. It has all the nail-breaking, long hair, white-skinned ghostly goodness that all Asian horror films have to offer. …Read More