Insensitive real-life references make this Korean disaster epic a washout.
South Korean cinema has left a distinctive mark on the global arthouse and festival circuit in recent years by interpreting commercial genres through indigenous sensibilities.
The vampire myth experiences a religious epiphany.
MELBOURNE INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL: There are no halfway measures for Chan-wook Park. In the Korean auteur's latest movie, the blackly comic vampire tale Thirst, slurping, ravenous sucking sounds mark the letting of blood. There is nothing...