Moss Special Edition DVD LiveAction
About Moss Special Edition DVD LiveAction
This special edition of Moss includes a second disc full of extras!
Hae-guk (Park Hae-il, War of the Arrows) receives word that his estranged father has passed away, so he travels to the remote village where the older man lived to attend the funeral. However, when Hae-guk starts asking questions about his father's life - and unexplained death - the residents and their charismatic Chief (Jung Jae-young, The Divine Weapon) exchange mysterious looks and seem anxious to rush him out of their village. Something isn't right, and Hae-guk is determined to uncover the truth... at any cost!
Special Features: The Making of Moss, The Beginning of the Story - The Comic Behind the Story, Art and Set Design Documentary (The Birth of the Village), Make-up and Effects Featurette (Come Out to the Real World), Poster Shoot Video, Original South Korean Teaser and Trailer, Cast and Director bios, Previews.
Spoken Languages: Korean, English subtitles.
- Publisher: 5 POINTS
- Media: DVD
- Spoken Language: Korean
- Subtitle Language: English
- Genre: Horror, Mystery
- Age Rating: 17+
- Run Time: 163
- Year Created: 2010
- Release Date: 8/21/2012
- Dimensional Weight: 0.33
- Region Code: 1
Ratings & Reviews
Plants its spores early
Moss is a decent thriller that starts out explosively and then sort of smolders until the end.
The opening plays out similarly to other intelligent Korean thrillers, such as Park's The Vengeance Trilogy. It builds alarmingly good characters within the first ten minutes, and you're immediately sucked into this story about a charismatic religious leader and a cop and their dream to change the world. The film then moves on to the religious leader's death, where you're introduced to the main character: his son.
This is where the film starts dragging. The style and influence of the Vengeance Trilogy is still there, and the tension between characters is palatable, but sadly the film doesn't deliver on any of this potential.
It's a solid 3/5 movie that doesn't take chances. I only give it a 4 because the ending is very good and explains the title perfectly. It would've been AMAZING if the middle was more satisfying, but I'm sure you'll still enjoy it.