Trailer: Chaw (2009)

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Trailer: Chaw (2009) A black comedy about the events that are set into motion in a town after a man-eating boar goes on a rampage.

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Chaw: Killer pig, stills below!

Jeong-won Shin’s Chaw story starts as shock and fear wash over the quiet, peaceful town of Sameri when ecologist discovers the body parts of a girl in the mountains. Officer Kim Kang Su, newly transferred from Seoul, gets assigned to the case, but it soon transpires this is no ordinary homicide. Cheon Il Man, the victim’s grandfather, is convinced that the culprit is a giant man-eating boar, and more will be claimed if the beast … Continue reading

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Chawz: Killer Pig Flick acquired by Magnet Releasing

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Company’s Magnet Releasing, genre arm of Magnolia Pictures announced today that it has acquired North American rights to CHAWZ, a wild and funny Korean monster movie about a giant, vicious pig terrorizing an idyllic countryside. Directed by Jeong-won Shin, CHAWZ is an affectionate tribute to classing monster movies that boasts fantastically gory special effects of the porcine beast attacking innocent tourists looking to pick organic vegetables. “If JAWS was looking to branch out to dry … Continue reading

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Film Review: Chaw (2009)

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SYNOPSIS: A black comedy about the events that are set into motion in a town after a man-eating boar goes on a rampage. REVIEW: CHAW (2009) Director: Jeong – won shin Producer: Wonsuk Chin Cinematographer: Barry Stone Cast: Tae – woong Eom * Yoon Jae – Moon * Yu – mi Jeong * Josiah D. Lee Korea has been producing horror movies for decades now but it seems like it wasn’t until recently with the … Continue reading

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Man, that’s some pig! (Chaw)

Jeong-won Shin’s Chaw has been talked about for awhile now. The film is said to be a dark yet comedic horror film about a village that is totaled by a vicious man eating boar. The flick screened in its native country Germany just about a month ago and then again at The Leeds International film festival two weeks ago. It didn’t state though what the reaction was from the crowds viewing it…hmm, could that be … Continue reading

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