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Title: The Tower
Post by: Mac on December 01, 2012, 09:52:11 am
The Tower

This is from Kim Ji-hoon, the same director of the horror film Sector 7 ( which was pretty damn entertaining

The blockbuster event film during the holiday season in South Korea is The Tower (타워) but don't expect a festive and heartwarming experiences to get into the Christmas spirit.  Instead, there is highrise devastation and a heart-pounding sense of impending doom.

From Kim Ji-hoon, the director of the horror film Sector 7, this features some thrilling set-pieces that will have audience hanging by the edge of their seat.  The cast consist of Sul Kyung-gu, Son Ye-jin and Kim Sang-kyung.  Here's the official synopsis from CJ Entertainment:

    Mr. JO is making plans for a "White Christmas" party for tenants and VIPs at Tower Sky, the super-luxurious landmark building complex he owns in Seoul. Part of the event will involve helicopters circling above, sprinkling snow on everyone below. Dae-ho, the single father and manager of the building, is an earnest employee liked by his colleagues and loved by his only daughter Ha-na. He has a secret crush on Yoon-hee, a restaurant manager but hasn't got the guts to tell her. Dae-ho has promised his daughter they would spend Christmas day at an amusement park together but the unexpected party plans hold him back. On Christmas Day, the party is in full swing with two helicopters spraying snow above Tower Sky. When one of the helicopters crashes into the building, a fire breaks out and spreads rapidly. Dae-ho is on the move trying to rescue Ha-na, Yoon-hee and his colleagues. At the same time, legendary firefighter Young-kee makes his way to Tower Sky, throwing himself into the burning building and bringing the blaze under control, helping Dae-ho in the process. Together they fight to save the lives of everyone around them--despite a simmering feud between the two men. One will survive, and one will make the ultimate sacrifice.

Teaser trailer

The Tower Trailer
Title: The Tower (2013)
Post by: Chiprocks1 on January 12, 2013, 04:46:07 am
The Tower

Title: Re: The Tower (2013)
Post by: Chiprocks1 on January 12, 2013, 04:48:02 am
This looks awesome! I'm a huge fan of these types of movies and on top of that, the production looks incredible. I highly doubt this gets a big push in the US given that this is a foreign film, which is a shame. Only option is going to be Wait For DVD release most likely. It better be released on DVD soon!!
Title: Re: The Tower (2013)
Post by: Mac on January 12, 2013, 08:28:59 am
Wanna move it here (
Title: Re: The Tower
Post by: Mac on January 12, 2013, 08:29:36 am
A new plot summary, a new English language website, and English subbed version of the full trailer. Could this all be because CJ Entertainment has just announced the North American release of (the soon to be Korean blockbuster) THE TOWER on Jan 11th!? It opens in L.A on Christmas day, and all the other country wide venue dates and times, are on the official site. You Lucky B****rds!

Synopsis: Christmas Eve – at Tower Sky – the ultra-luxurious landmark building complex, a “White Christmas” party is held to dazzle its equally high-end tenants and VIP guests. Dae-ho (KIM Sang-kyung), the manager of the building and single father, is forced to cancel plans with his daughter Hana (CHO Mina) to work the event. His Christmas is saved when Yoon-hee (SON Ye-jin), the food mall manager with a secret crush on Dae-ho, offers to babysit Hana during the party. Meanwhile, Young-ki (SUL Kyung-gu) the legendary fire chief of Yoido Station has finally promised his first holiday date night to his long suffering wife. The party is in full swing with the spectacular sight of two helicopters flying overhead just to spray snow on the partygoers and make everything perfect. When unthinkable disaster strikes, Dae-ho and Young-ki must summon all their strength and courage to save the lives of thousands but at what cost to themselves and their loved ones?
Title: Re: The Tower (2013)
Post by: Chiprocks1 on January 12, 2013, 08:46:37 am
Yup. Merging.