Thirst Footage Found
There’s not a helluva lot to see, but a recent Korean TV report about Park Chan-Wook’s long-anticipated vampire film Thirst showcased the first footage from the film, which you can now see below. Though the film isn’t scheduled for release until May of 2009, hopefully there’s a lot more we’ll be able to share with you guys on it soon!
In addition, 24 FPS found a very detailed synopsis for Thirst, just in case you’ve forgotten what it was about. Dig: 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...
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