A strange creature emerges from the Han river and causes havoc on its banks in Seoul. It then proceeds to make off with a teenage girl, Hyun-seo Park (Ko Ah-sung) much to the horror of her family. The Park family is determined to bring her back no matter the cost. A brilliant satirical take on the political climate in South Korea is couched in this bizarre monster flick by Bong Joon-ho.
Rating: * * +