First footage from Park Chan-Wook’s THIRST
  • Dec 05
  • First footage from Park Chan-Wook’s THIRST
  • Posted by Deljhp - 05/12/08 at 12:13 AM

No real money shots and blink and you’ll miss it - but a first tantalising glimpse of live footage from Park Chan-Wook’s upcoming Vamp horror Thirst (aka Evil Live) has turned up on Youtube - as part of a Korean news report on the film. Another plus, we’ve also finally been able to track down a far more detailed synopsis for the movie. Thirst is currently slated to open in Korea, May 09!  

Synopsis: Sang-hyun, a small town beloved and admired priest who serves devotedly at a hospital, volunteers for the new infectious disease, F.I.V.’s, vaccine development experiment and goes to Africa. The experiment fails and Sang-hyun gets infected by F.I.V. but he ends up being miraculously cured and returns home. News of Sang-hyun’s cure from F.I.V. spreads and people start believing he has the gift of healing and flock to receive his blessing. From those who come to him, Sang-hyun meets a childhood friend named Kang-woo and his wife Tae-ju. Sang-hyun is immediately drawn to Tae-ju. One day, Sang-hyun coughs up blood, dies, and comes back to life the next day as a vampire. Tae-ju is strangely drawn to Sang-hyun, turned vampire, and they have a secret love affair. Sang-hyun asks Tae-ju to run away with him but she turns him down. Instead, they plot to murder Kang-woo... 


Thirst footage


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