The Wailing

A little village in the mountains of South Korea. The residents know each other well, but not the smart young man, who is moving into the village. He is polite, but also likes to stay on his own. Soon after his arrival, a mysterious sickness starts spreading and the residents suspects the unknown man for making them sick. But the police thinks they got accidentally poisoned by wild mushrooms. Also police officer Jong-goo, who is leading the investigation. But then he meets a mysterious young woman called Moo-myung, who gives him information about the stranger. Right then Jong-goos daughter becomes sick, showing the same symptoms like the residents. Desperate he gives his daughter to the shaman Il-gwan in order to protect her while he is trying to solve the mystery behind the sickness.

Release Date: 3 June 2016

Runtime: 156 min


Director: Hong-jin Na

The Wailing

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