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R-Point (2004)
"Arpointeu" (original title)

R  |   |  Action, Drama, Horror  |  13 August 2004 (South Korea)
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On 07 January 1972, the South Korean base in Nah-Trang, Vietnam, receives a radio transmission from a missing platoon presumed dead. The high-command assigns the veteran and decorated ... See full summary »

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Credited cast:
Woo-seong Kam ...
Lieutenant Choi Tae-in
Byung-ho Son ...
Sergeant Jin Chang-rok
Tae-kyung Oh ...
Sergeant Jang Young-soo
Won-sang Park ...
Sergeant Cook
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Sergeant Park (as Seon-gyun Lee)
Jin-ho Song ...
Sergeant Oh
Byeong-cheol Kim ...
Corporal Joh Byung-hoon
Kyeong-ho Jeong ...
Corporal Lee Jae-pil
Yeong-dong Mun ...
Corporal Byun
Ju-bong Gi ...
Captain Park
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Nae-sang Ahn
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James (as David Joseph Anselmo)
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On 07 January 1972, the South Korean base in Nah-Trang, Vietnam, receives a radio transmission from a missing platoon presumed dead. The high-command assigns the veteran and decorated Lieutenant Choi Tae-in to lead a squad with eight other soldiers and rescue the missing soldiers from the R-Point. When they arrive in the location, they have a shooting and defeat a Vietnamese woman with a machine gun in a trench. Later, they find a tombstone telling that one hundred years ago, Chinese killed Vietnamese, dropped them in a lake and built a temple over the place, being a sacred location to the Vietnamese. While chasing the missing soldiers, weird things happen with the rescue team. Written by Claudio Carvalho, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

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Nice horror film from Korea
27 August 2005 | by (Williamsburg, VA) – See all my reviews

This Korean horror film is set towards the end of the Vietnam conflict. I was really impressed by this. The basic plot is that a platoon of Korean soldiers went missing at R-Point, a former French plantation in Vietnam. A new group of soldiers is sent to investigate the disappearance after a radio message is received from the missing squad claiming they are still alive. There are two amazingly creepy scenes in it and, although it owes a lot to John Carpenter's THE THING when it gets down to a few guys left, it keeps up the intensity. The film is also impressive because it is an Asian horror film that made it to Korean theaters and no one has purchased the US remake rights.


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