It's the combination of horror and the tragedy dramas. The scary elements were played with emotion of the audiences through a skillful cinematography and features haunting piano ballads to heighten the dramatic sense. It managed to send some chills down the spine at some parts. For the melodrama aspect, this movie is really touching and moving with the solid screenplay and excellent performance of the Boy actor.
This was such a good story and I loved the way it was told. The muted, soft colors and camera shots really added to the feeling of the movie. All of the boys were great, but especially the two main actors. I don't normally watch ghost stories, but the combination of all the above elements makes this story very moving.