Thirst
aka Bakjwi
Top Ten List: #7 of 2009 (U.S. releases)
Top Ten List: #8 of 2009 (world premieres)
Director: Park Chan-wook. Cast: Song Kang-ho, Kim Ok-vin, Shin Ha-kyun, Kim Hae-sook, Park In-hwan, Oh Dal-su, Song Young-chang, Mercedes Cabral, Eriq Ebouaney, Lee Hwa-ryong, Ra Mi-ran. Screenplay: Jeong Seo-Gyeong and Park Chan-wook (based loosely on the novel Thérèse Raquin by Émile Zola).


Photo © 2009 CJ Entertainment/Focus Features
Not yet reviewed in full. B+


Awards:
Cannes Film Festival: Jury Prize (tie)

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