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The Wailing

2016 , 2h 36m
Overview

A stranger arrives in a little village and soon after a mysterious sickness starts spreading. A policeman is drawn into the incident and is forced to solve the mystery in order to save his daughter.

  • Director: Na Hong-jin
  • Writer: Na Hong-jin
  • Stars: Kwak Do-won, Hwang Jung-min, Chun Woo-hee, Jun Kunimura, Kim Hwan-hee

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Film Awards

30 wins84 nominations
out of 6,004 movie awards
  • Asian Film Awards

    Best Director

    Winner
  • Asian Film Critics Association Awards

    Best Cinematography

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  • Baek Sang Art Awards

    Best Film

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Ratings

7.4
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    The Wailing FAQ

    On November 20, 2020, the IMDB rating of The Wailing is 7.4/10, Rotten Tomato rating is 99/100, Metacritic rating is 81/100, TMDB rating is 7/10.
    On November 20, 2020, there were 5129 public reaction to The Wailing including with memorable moments, psychological mystery, suspenseful atmosphere, most disturbing, aura of mystery.
    The casts of The Wailing are Kwak Do-won starring as Jong-Goo, Hwang Jung-min starring as Il-Gwang, Chun Woo-hee starring as Moo Myeong, Jun Kunimura starring as The Stranger, Kim Hwan-hee starring as Hyo-jin, Heo Jin starring as Mother-in-law.
    The production budget of The Wailing was 10,951,000 USD.
    The director of The Wailing is Na Hong-jin.
    The runtime of The Wailing is 156 minutes.
    The Wailing won 2017 Asian Film Awards, 2017 Asian Film Critics Association Awards, 2017 Baek Sang Art Awards, 2017 Chunsa Film Art Awards, 2017 KOFRA Film Awards, 2016 BloodGuts UK Horror Awards, 2016 Blue Dragon Awards, 2016 Bucheon International Fantastic Film Festival, 2016 Director's Cut Awards, 2016 Fantasia Film Festival and 7 others.
    The release date of The Wailing is May 12, 2016.
    The revenue of The Wailing was 49,851,770 USD.
    The genre of The Wailing is Horror,Mystery.