The monster also exhibits frontal limbs similar to amphibians' legs. The for the film was done by , which also did some of the visual effects in. But receiving a call of help from Hyun-seo, the once-ordinary citizen Gang-du and his family are thrust into a battle with the monster to rescue their beloved Hyun-seo. As the creature slowly starts to grow in the depths of the river, people fail to sense signs of an impending disaster, devoting themselves to the Korea-Japan World Cup soccer finals, the President elections and to their individual lives. One day, Gang-du's one and only daughter Hyun-seo comes back from school irritated.
The American military stationed in South Korea is portrayed as uncaring about the effects their activities have on the locals. The film features a satirical portrayal of the South Korean government as bureaucratic, inept, and essentially uncaring. Mientras el ejército fracasa una y otra vez en sus intentos de destruir al monstruo, este hombrecillo anónimo y su familia intentan recuperar a su hija Gwoemul The Host Bienvenidos a Cartelmovies. Other family members are Gang-du's daughter, Hyun-seo ; his sister Nam-joo , a national medalist ; and his brother, Nam-il , an alcoholic college graduate and former political activist. While Gang-du is delivering food to some customers, a huge creature voiced by emerges from the Han River and begins attacking people.
The film was also listed at 81 on 's list of The 100 Best Films of World Cinema. Its American release was March 9, 2007. Therefore, the director's wishes were for it to look like an actual mutated fish-like creature, rather than have a more fantastical design. Once thrown out of college bag-n-baggage, the naughty foursome finds refuge in the bungalow of a blind couple as their grandson. Military doctor, who orders his Korean assistant to dump chemicals into the Han River, creating the Gwoemul.
Gang-du, enraged at his daughter's death, attacks the creature as it wakes up, aided by Nam-il and the homeless man. In an instant, the object reveals itself as a terrifying creature turning the riverbank into a gruesome sea of blood¡¦ Amid the chaos, Hyun-seo is helplessly snatched up by the creature right before Gang-du's eyes. Nam-joo picks up the flaming cloth from the bottle with one of her arrows and fires it at the creature, setting it on fire. As of October 2018, it's not yet released, and very likely cancelled. In addition to its environmental concerns, this caused some antagonism toward the United States. Nam-il accidentally drops his last bottle.
In the final scene, Gang-du has adopted Se-joo. However, as of 2018, there have been no further updates on the project and its current status is unknown. Nun hüpft aus den trüben Fluten am hellichten Tag ein wohnwagengroßes Amphibienmonster mit gesundem Appetit auf Menschenfleisch. The Japanese film magazine selected it as one of the top 10 best foreign films of the year 2006. The Gwoemul attacks any humans that come into its path. The creature was designed by Chin Wei-chen, the modeling was done by -based and the were by 's creature Workshop. They have a meal together, ignoring a news broadcast about the aftermath of the incident, on Se-joo's encouraging that they concentrate on eating.
The Parks seem to lead a quite ordinary and peaceful life, but maybe they are a bit poorer than the average Seoulite. In 2006, a slow-witted young man named Park Gang-du runs a small snack-bar in a park near the River with his father, Hee-bong. She is kidnapped by the Gwoemul, prompting the family to search for her. It was also released in France, Ireland, Sweden, Germany, and Spain, amongst other countries. It received a theatrical release in the United Kingdom on November 10, 2006. On the banks of the river, which are completely closed off by the government and declared a danger zone, Gang-du and his family rush into an unstoppable showdown with the monster. Gang-du finds the creature's sleeping place.
After a mass funeral for the victims, government representatives and the American military arrive and quarantine people who had contact with the creature, including Gang-du and his family. By the end of its run on November 8, 13 million tickets had been sold, making it at the time the. Hyun-seo helps Se-Joo hide in a spot the creature cannot reach. Laxman is an intelligent student who is not allowed to pass by his mischievous band of friends Gopal, Madhav and mute Lucky. .
The film reached six million viewers on August 6, 2006. He runs a small snack bar on the banks of the Han River and lives with his two sons, one daughter, and one granddaughter. The monster was designed with some specific parameters in mind. As Nam-il and Nam-joo hold Hyun-seo, mourning her death, Gang-du revives Se-joo and takes him to safety. It is announced that the creature is not only a danger, but also the host of a deadly, unknown virus. These unforeseen circumstances render the government powerless to act. While Nam-il throws Molotov cocktails at the creature, the homeless man pours gasoline onto it.
Also unlike in many other monster-themed films, the creature is fully visible from early on in the film, sometimes for large stretches of time and even in broad daylight, which earned the film some critical praise. The Host received screenings on several film festivals. The Parks seem to lead a quite ordinary and peaceful life, but maybe they are a bit poorer than the average Seoulite. He is an alcoholic, and is very greedy. The sudden appearance unforeseen and unexpected circumstances renders the government and state powerless to act… And the once-ordinary citizen Gang-du and his family are thrust into a battle with the monster to rescue Hyun-seo. He runs the shop near the Han River with Gang-du.
Gang-du pulls Hyun-seo out of its mouth and sees her still clutching Se-joo; Hyun-seo is revealed to have died protecting him. She is angry at her uncle, Nam-il, who visited her school as her guardian shamelessly drunk. The film concerns a monster kidnapping a man's daughter, and his attempts to rescue her. Hee-bong buys a truck, weapons, and a map of the sewers to look for Hyun-seo. The film was released theatrically in Australia on August 17, 2006.