Movie: The Flu
Revised romanization: Gamgi
Director: Kim Sung-Su
Writer: Lee Young-Jong, Kim Sung-Su
Producer: Lim Young-Joo, Seo Jong-Hae, Jung Hoon-Tak
Cinematographer: Lee Mo-Gae
Release Date: August 14, 2013
Runtime: 121 min.
Genre: Disaster / Adventure / Mother & Daughter / Fire Fighter
Distributor: iFilm Corp.
Country: South Korea
A group of immigrants are smuggled inside a shipping container with their final destination being South Korea. Inside the container, one of the immigrants is a carrier for a lethal and highly contagious virus.
Byung-Ki (Lee Hee-Joon) and Byoung-Woo (Lee Sang-Yeob) drive to the shipping container to release the immigrants. They soon discover that all of the immigrants are dead, except for one man.
Soon, thousands of people become infected every hour by the deadly virus, which kills within 36 hours of infection. The entire suburb of Bundang is quarantined by the government in a desperate attempt to stop the virus from spreading further. Firefighter Kang Ji-Koo (Jang Hyuk) is one of those quarantined. Dr. Kim In-Hae (Soo-Ae) is one of the first responders to the outbreak of the virus. The outbreak becomes even more personal once she suspects her own daughter (Park Min-Ha) is infected by the virus. Firefighter Kang Ji-Koo and Dr. Kim In-Hae frantically work together in a race against time to find a cure.
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