The Wrath – South Korea, 2018 – overview

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The Wrath is a 2018 South Korean supernatural horror feature film set during the Joseon era about a household haunted by an evil spirit. Directed by Young-sun Yoo from a screenplay written by Park Chae-bum, the movie stars Hong-il ChoiYoung hee Seo and Na-Eun Son. The original Korean title is 여곡성 aka Yeo-gok-seong.

The movie is a remake of Cry of a Woman aka Yeo-gok-seong (1986).


In the household of Lee Gyeong-jin, a high-ranking official of Joseon Kingdom, three sons die from an unidentified horror. A woman pregnant with a child of the third son soon learns of the evil spirit that haunts the house…


The Wrath was released in South Korea by Smile Entertainment on November 8, 2018.

Cast and characters:

  • Seo Young-hee … Lady Shin
  • Son Na-eun … Ok-bun
  • Park Min-ji … Wol-ah
  • Lee Tae-ri
  • Son Sung-yoon … Kyung-ran
  • Lee Jae-ah … Young-sook
  • Choi Hong-il
  • Kim Hee-sang

Technical details:

94 minutes


Principal photography began on December 20, 2017, and wrapped up in early 2018.


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