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my turn...

ok, i got the virus too...i'm sick...

Tuesday i started to have sore throat...

Wednesday it got worse...

should've drank something hot Tuesday night after the movie...

i think i caught sore throat bcuz i swam under the hot sun on Monday...

Hyatt's Swimming Pool is open to sunshine and rain...and that was a sunny day...and i've been smoking almost daily, and if i do, it's at least 2 cigs...

should stop smoking until my sore throat is gone...and eat and sleep properly, no more odd hours...

haha, before i even got the chance to comment about To Sir With Love (Korean Horror), i went to watch Ghost Tunnel (Japanese Horror) Tuesday night...

To Sir With Love was more on psychology, but Ghost Tunnel is really a thriller, my hands were covering my mouth throughout almost 95% of the movie...

To Sir With Love 스승의은혜 official site first of all, i think there's a slight problem with the title...we for one, will not call a female teacher Sir...스승의은혜 literally means Teacher's Benefit 老师的恩惠

it started with a murder case, and the victims were all found dead in the cellar, in very gruesome forms...survivors Nam MiJa was in trauma, Ms. Park was in a coma...the detective tried to get something out of MiJa but she only kept silent...hours later...she started to talk...

flash back: a bunch of kids playing by the river or something...the pregnant teacher Ms. Park suddenly fell down and was bleeding profusely...

in the end, she gave birth to a son...who was actually sorta deformed with a very horrific face...the father was so stressed with the family situation that he committed suicide right in front of his son, with his wife (Ms. Park) banging on the door begging him to stop...

the deformed child was kept in a cellar like room while he was growing up, and he always wore a rabbit mask to cover his hideous face...

some of his mother's students often came to tease him and pull off his mask, and in the end would run away frightened...

many years later, Ms. Park was suffering from a terminal illness and had to sit in a wheelchair...she can hardly move...she can't even clean herself... a former student of hers, Nam Mi Ja volunteered to take care of her...one day, she planned a reunion for her teacher and invited her classmates:Myeong Ho,Se Ho, Eun Yeong, Sun Hee, Dal Bong and JeongWon...

they all appear in quite pathetic state...

Myeong Ho smoking heavily on his way to his teacher's house, remembering all the bad memories he had...

Se Ho and Eun Yeong seemed ok as they were getting married soon, but Se Ho had this really avengeful look whenever he looks at his teacher...

SunHee became this REALLY hot babe, driving her car...but she wouldn't leave her sunglasses...and she passed by a limping Dal Bong, then offered him a ride...

Dal Bong, hurt his leg during his childhood that made him limp for all his life...

Jeong Won was a quiet child, and as he grew up, he never changed his character, he was always disappearing...maybe nobody paid attention to him...

as everybody bowed to their teacher to show their respect, all went and venture the place they have long left behind, bringing back old memories...

night falls and the reunion dinner took place...Se Ho got drunk and furiously condemn his teacher for looking down at him when he was little, then got angry at Myung Ho too who was the teacher's golden child...Se Ho then ran to the beach where he continued to drink his soju...and suddenly a slasher wearing a rabbit mask attacked him, and pulled him into the sea...Myung Ho was disturbed by Se Ho's harsh comments and that sent him wandering around, and can't stop thinking about his teacher's overwhelming affection for him...Dal Bong reminded everybody on how his leg was limping, and it was bcuz when he was little, he took part in a running race, but he was too fat and he fell down, but Ms. Park forced him to get up and continue running...Mi Ja seeked Eun Yeong's assistance to bathe the ill Ms. Park. As Mi Ja stepped out of the bathroom, Eun Yeong started to talk to Ms. Park about the past and how she mistreated her for being poor...as Eun Yeong turned her body around to the basin, Ms. Park fell into the bath tub, almost drowning herself until Mi Ja suddenly stormed in and pulled Ms. Park out of the water...Eun Yeong, due to guilt, went out to have a stroll, but bumped into the slasher and got killed too...

Ms. Park went to the cellar to get some stuffs out for her students, but the eerie cellar store room reminded her of her husband's suicide and her deformed child...

Sun Hee then took Ms. Park out to the hills, almost sending her off downhill...she reminded Ms. Park on how she was ill-treated for being fat when she was little, and now she is addicted to plastic surgery...she even showed Ms. Park her eyelid surgery result...the reason she kept her sunglasses on...

Jeong Won was the only decent kid to be-friend the deformed child of Ms. Park...but he was punished by Ms. Park for doing so...from here, we see, everybody's got issue with the teacher, accept for Mi Ja...

now, the twist comes...

spoiler alert do not continue reading if u intend to watch this movie...

the police issued a warrant to arrest Jeong Won as well as search his house...by the time they reached his house, they notice that it's flooded, and his mother's corpse, now dried, still sitting on the chair in front of the tv...

as the detective further search the house, he noticed a lot of female items and clothings instead of a male's...and he started to think, is Jeong Won a girl or a guy? he called his assistant to look in the yearbook to search for Jeong Won and the result: Jeong Won is a girl! and there is no such person as

Nam Mi Ja!

realised that he has been cheated by Mi Ja's (or rather Jeong Won's) lies, he storms back to the hospital only to find that both Mi Ja and Ms. Park has disappeared...

Jeong Won pushed Ms. Park to a jetty facing the ocean, and told Ms. Park all that she has suffered, and in the end jumped into the sea, leaving an ailing, devastated Ms. Park who fell from her wheelchair...in the end, Ms. Park too, disappeared from sight...

from my understanding, this Jeong Won is no doubt, a psychopath...and she suffered from childhood mental torture from a teacher who is materialistic... it seems, she has her murder plan all plotted out...and on the other hand, she lives in her own ideal world where she was perfect and all others were losers...she even re-created a Nam Mi Ja character just to cover her motives, and packaged Jeong Won as a guy instead of a girl to cover her tracks...all the issues that the others had with the teacher, were actually hers...she was the fat one, she was the one who fell down in a running race, she was also the one who befriended the deformed child...this film really got my head turn 180 degrees to understand what just happened for the past 90mins...her classmates? all became successful, a model, a professional baseball player, etc (i couldn't catch it all, it came out in a flash...)

is that mind breaking enough...want another one? 

Ghost Tunnel? erm...guess i'll write it in another blog...puhaha...that, i gotta put more horrific effort... 

about 12 years ago 0 likes  4 comments  0 shares
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Are you feeling better?
about 12 years ago
Bleupluie 89 sono
yes i am...just coughing and flu a little bit, getting all those flames out due to the sorethroat...
about 12 years ago
Rottendoubt a4 patrick
hope u get better soon!
about 12 years ago
Bleupluie 89 sono
hi Patrick~ new profile pic i see! i hope so too, or else this is gonna develop into pneumonia...
about 12 years ago

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