Bedevilled (Kimboknam Salinsageonui Jeonmal)

de Jang Cheol-soo



Indifferent to everything that surrounds her, Hae-won, a bank employee, finds herself immersed almost simultaneously in an attempted murder and a work conflict. Forced to take time off, she decides to relax spending a few days on a remote island. Her grandparents had once lived there, her childhood friend still lives there, and there starts this terrifying tale of the darkest and deepest Korea where vengeance is served up under the sun. Solid and sordid, Bedevilled raises people’s hackles with a treatment of physical, psychological and sexual violence that will make your teeth grind. A surprising debut.


Jang Cheol-soo

Born in 1974 and a South Korean national, he has worked as assistant director for Kim Ki-duk and Huh In-moo. His first short film, Escalator to Heaven (06), travelled the festival circuit and Bedevilled, his first feature, was presented at the 2010 Cannes Critics’ Week.

Technical information

Edition: 2010
Section: Oficial Fantàstic Competición
Original language: Korean