THE MIMIC

장산범 | 2017 | South Korea | Dir Huh Jung | 100min

 

SYNOPSIS:

Hee-yeon moves to Mt. Jang, wishing her mother-in- law remembers how she lost Hee-yeon’s longing son, Jun-suh. One day, near a cave at Mt. Jang, Hee-yeon meets a girl in tatters who reminds her of Jun-suh. Feeling sympathy, Hee-yeon decides to spare a bed until she finds the girl’s parents. Gradually, the girl mimics Hee-yeon’s daughter, Jun-hee’s name, voice, and look; eventually, calling Hee-yeon, mom. As the girl enters the house, strange things begin to happen to a family and at last, the mother-in-law who suffered from auditory hallucination disappears to the cave with the legend about a mysterious creature.

Will Hee-yeon find her son? Will this family find happiness again?