From the outside, café owner, Sung-soo lives an ideal life. He has a beautiful family, and a sumptuous home. But something is not quite right as Sung-soo battles with a past he tries to forget and a growing obsessive-compulsive disorder. Sung-soo’s comfortable life is shaken when he learns of his brother’s disappearance, he and his family visits the rundown apartment outside of Seoul. Sung-soo soon realises that something is not right from the agitated neighbours and strange symbols found around the complex. Eager to leave he and his family return to Seoul to find that they did not come but alone. With a banner year for the Korean box office, Hide and Seek is the breakout film of 2013. The film attracted a massive 5 million plus viewers with its quintessential Korean thriller flavour and masterful storytelling from its debut filmmaker, Huh Jung, and fantastic cast.
A great way to kick of the 8th London Korean Film Festival!
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