Guimoon: The Lightless Door (2021)

  • Market Screening, Horror, Thriller
  • 1h 25m
  • South Korea

One night at a secluded community center, the custodian murders all the guest lodgers and kills himself. Ever since, on every Old Year’s Night, paranormal events begin to take place within the building. Eventually, the center is shut down and left abandoned for years. Do-jin, a renowned paranormal investigator, had lost his mother to a mysterious incident while performing an exorcism at the community center. Ridden with guilt and grief, Do-jin heads over to the community center, resolved to uncover the buried secret. Meanwhile, three college students hear the same rumor about the unexplained phenomena that continue to occur at the abandoned building. Determined to win a video contest and its prize money, the trio decide to capture a glimpse of the rumored paranormal events on Old Year’s Night.

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Director

SHIM Duck-geun

International Sales Agent

FINECUT

Language

Korean