In the past year, films about terrible disease outbreaks have been sought after. This is because the Covid-19 pandemic that hit the world has not stopped.
Although the spread of the virus in Korean films is more excessive, the condition of the world is almost the same as it is today. Especially the impact on human attitudes in the face of outbreaks,such as panic buying.
The following is a South Korean film about a stressful disease outbreak.
The Korean film, directed by Park Jung Woo, premiered on July 5, 2021. Tells about the virus outbreak that appeared in the Han River.
Every morning, residents find bodies with the same characteristics, such as malnutrition. This strange thing is happening all over the country.
The number of cases of decomposing corpses continues to increase over time. The police had difficulty investigating the cause of death, as each victim did not show any physical symptoms.
However, CCTV footage shows the victim jumping into the river before being found dead. This condition makes people experience panic disorder.
The Korean film Deranged stars Kim Myun Min, Kim Dong Wan, Moon Jung Hee, Lee Ha Nui, and many more.
The Flue was written by director Kim Sung Su which was released on August 14, 2013. This Korean film tells the story of a disaster caused by the H5N1 virus.
This deadly virus is capable of killing victims within 36 hours. This caused the Bundang district in Seongnam, which has a population of about half a million people, to be chaotic.
A string of South Korean artists, such as so Ae, Jang Hyuk, Park Min Ha, Yoo Hae Jin, Ma Dong Seok, and Lee Hee Joon starred in the Korean film The Flue.
Train to Busan
Tells about the struggle of a father, Seo Woo who saved his son from a Zombie attack. Once, she wanted to realize the princess’s desire to meet her mother.
Seo Woo boarded a train with his son to Busan. However, they experience terrible events during the journey. All passengers were attacked by zombies of unknown origin.
The Korean film, originally titled Busanhaeng, was written and directed by Yeon Sang Ho, and collaborated with screenwriter Park Jo Suk.
Top stars participating in Train to Busan include Gong Yoo, Kim Su An, Jung Yu Mi, and Ma Dong Seok.
Train to Busan premiered on May 13, 2016.
This Korean action comedy film was written and directed by Lee Sang Geun. Exit premiered on July 31, 2019. Featuring Jo Jung Suk, Im Yoon Ah, Go Doo Shim, Park In Wan, and many more.
The story begins with an unemployed man and a single named Yong Nam. To this day, he still lives with his mother.
On the other hand, a woman whose fate is luckier named Eui Jo works as an assistant manager at a restaurant. Initially, he met Yong Nam at a rock climbing club.
Once, Yong Nam celebrates his mother’s 70th birthday at the restaurant where Eui Joo works.
However, at that time toxic gases were spreading throughout Seoul. The two had to fight by jumping from building to building to save themselves.
Starting with a gamer named Oh Joon Woo, he lives at home alone when his father, mother, and older sister go to work.
While playing online games, his friends tell him about the strange situation that happened around them. Joon Woo looks outside to make sure he finds his home environment is in disrepeab.
People were running around and there were accidents everywhere. Joon Woo also sees humans pouncing on each other. The condition made him rush to see the news.
As it turns out, it is caused by a virus that causes sufferers to thirst for fresh blood. Healthy residents are urged not to leave their homes. Joon Woo panics because his father, mother, and older sister are still outside.
It was at its lowest point and lost its sense of common sense when food supplies began to deplete. At that moment, Joon Woo meets Kim Yoo Bin, the surviving occupant of the apartment next door.
The two began to help each other amid the limitations of groceries. However, there are other problems faced by Joon Woo and Kim Yoo Bin in addition to virus and hunger problems.
#ALIVE is a Korean feature film directed by Cho Il Hyung that was released on June 24, 2020. It stars Yo Ah In and Park Shin Hye.
Written and directed by Yeon Sang Ho, Peninsula is a sequel to Train to Busan (2016). The film premiered in South Korea on July 15, 2020.
The Korean film stars Kang Dong Won, Lee Jung Hyun, Kwon Hae Hyo, Kim Min Hae, and Lee Ye Won.
It comes four years after a horrific viral outbreak hit South Korea. Instantly, the country with the advanced economy became a dead city.
However, there is a group of people who managed to save from the zombie-induced area. One of them, a former armed forces officer named Jung Seok.
Four years later, he returned to Seoul with several people. On the way, Jung Seok meets people who apparently survived a zombie attack.
During the mission, he rescued people trapped on the Peninsula. This makes Jung Seok face more ferocious zombies than ever before.
In fact, he was attacked by a group of militants unimaginable before.