By ECMG Staff
Acclaimed South Korean filmmaker Bong Joon-ho is at again with his new thriller Sea Frog which he co-wrote and produced for director Shim Sung-bo. Shim Sung-bo also co-wrote the film with Joon-ho, which tells the story of Captain Kang who takes on a dangerous smuggling job and soon encounters dangerous weather a rebellious crew and antagonist.
As far as South Korean film making goes, they are second to none, and they continually raise the bar! If you haven't seen the Host or Snow piercer, I strongly recommend them. Check out the trailer below and sound off in the comments section with your thoughts on the upcoming thriller.
Here's the official synopsis:
Kang, a long time captain of the Junjin, is disheartened to learn that his ship has been sold by its owner, leaving Kang’s entire crew in danger of losing their livelihood. Swallowing his pride, Kang pays a visit to Yeo, a human trafficking broker, and decides to take on the dangerous job of smuggling illegal migrants into South Korea. When the Junjin arrives at the pickup point, a violent storm forces the boat to stall in the open waters, inevitably pitting Kang’s crew against the migrants. As tension and unrest spread throughout the Junjin, a dense sea fog envelops the boat, and tragedy unfolds in the mysterious depths of the fog…
Sea Frog has no US release date yet.