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Hoon-jung Park’s Korean action/horror ‘THE WITCH: SUBVERSION’ at NYC’s Museum of the Moving Image


A high school student with amnesia tries to uncover what has happened to her. All leading her into deeper troubles ultimately revealing a darkness she could not have imagined.

LATIN HORROR The Museum of the Moving Image (MoMI) is hosting a special screening of director Hoon-jung Park‘s Korean action/horror film ‘THE WITCH: SUBVERSION‘(2020) on Friday, March 6th at 7:30pm (Bartos Screening Room). With Kim Da-Mi, Jo Min-Soo, Choi Woo-Sik, Go Min-Si, Park Hee-Soon, Da-Eun. GET TICKETS

Peep the trailer below.

New best action-thriller movie, co-starring up-and-coming Korean actor, Choi Woo-shik of PARASITE (2019) and TRAIN TO BUSAN (2016) fame. A young girl escapes a government facility and finds herself on the run from strange people. Starring Kim Da-Mi. Jo Min-Soo, Go Mi-Si. Directed by Hoon-jung Park.

10 years ago, Ja-yoon escaped from a secret government facility in the midst of an inexplicable incident. An old couple finds her alone near death in the woods and takes her in even though she has no memory of who she is or how she got there. She grows up to be a bright high school student and enters a nationally televised audition program to win the top prize and help her struggling family. But as soon as she appears on TV, strange people start appearing in her life and Ja-yoon falls into turmoil as her seemingly ordinary life turns upside down in a blink of an eye… Featuring an award-winning performance by Kim Da-mi and co-starring Choi Woo-shik (PARASITE, TRAIN TO BUSAN).

Director: Hoon-jung Park
Cast: Kim Da-Mi, Jo Min-Soo, Choi Woo-Sik, Go Min-Si, Park Hee-Soon, Da-Eun
Run Time: 126 min
Language: Korean with English subtitles.

The showcase is part of the ongoing Fist and Sword (2020) series, and is curated by museum trustee, filmmaker, and martial arts practitioner, Warrington Hudlin.

Edwin "El Miedo" Pagán
Edwin "El Miedo" Pagán is the Founder-In-Chief of LATIN HORROR. Pagán is a writer, filmmaker and life-long horror fan. In 2008 he founded LATIN HORROR, an online niche market website specializing in Latin-influenced horror, its documentation, and promotion as a distinct genre. Pagán is at the forefront of the Latin "Dark Creative Expressionist" movement, a term he coined as a means of identifying the millions of lost souls who live outside the rim of mainstream society and whose lifestyle and work is grounded in horror, the macabre, and gothic arts. Currently, he is penning a book entitled 'MIEDO - The History of Latin Horror.' Trivia: He is noted for ending his written correspondence with the offbeat salutation 'There will be SANGRE!'

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