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3.6
3,463 Ratings

Thirst

Bakjwi

Directed by Park Chan-wook
South Korea, 2009
Horror, Cult

Synopsis

A Catholic priest becomes involved in a medical experiment during which he is infected with a deadly virus. A strange transfusion cures him, but the blood, of unknown origin, turns him into a vampire. Attempting to remain chaste and faithful, he fights the carnal desires that begin to take over.

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Thirst Directed by Park Chan-wook

Awards & Festivals

Cannes Film Festival

2009 | Winner: Jury Prize

Antalya Golden Orange Film Festival

2009 | Winner: Netpac Award

Asian Film Awards

2010 | Winner: Best Visual Effects

2010 | 3 nominations including: Best Actor

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