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Tunnel (2016)

Teo-neol (original title)
TV-14 | | Action, Drama | 26 August 2016 (USA)
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A man is on his way home when the poorly constructed tunnel he is driving through collapses, leaving him trapped.

Director:

Seong-hun Kim

Writer:

Seong-hun Kim (as Seong-hoon Kim)
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Jung-woo Ha ... Lee Jung-Soo
Doona Bae ... Se-Hyun
Dal-su Oh ... Dae-Kyung
Jeong-geun Shin ... Captain Kang
Ji-Hyun Nam Ji-Hyun Nam ... Mi-Na
Hyun-Chul Cho Hyun-Chul Cho ... Young guy in rescue team
Hae-sook Kim ... Minister (as Hae-suk Kim)
Seung-mok Yoo Seung-mok Yoo ... Reporter Jo
Hyuk-kwon Park Hyuk-kwon Park ... Government official
Jin-woo Park Jin-woo Park ... Government aide
Cheol-min Lee Cheol-min Lee ... Captain of drilling team
Sung-chun Han Sung-chun Han ... Drone technician
Seung-hun Kim Seung-hun Kim ... Public hearing moderator (as Seung-hoon Kim)
Soo-jung Ye Soo-jung Ye ... Old mother
Yong-wook Jin Yong-wook Jin ... construction worker A (as Jin Yong-Ok)
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Storyline

A MAN'S DESPERATE STRUGGLE TO SURVIVE Jung-su, an ordinary car dealer, is on his way home with a birthday cake for his daughter. As he drives into a tunnel an unbelievable thing happens; the tunnel collapses on him. Minutes later, he realizes that he is completely caught in between the debris. Outside, this breaking news creates media frenzy. An emergency response team is immediately organized to rescue him and tries to keep the media under control. As it becomes a national concern, the government promises full support for the rescue. Days pass without any success and people start to lose hope or interest in rescuing him. Hard decisions are forced on his family while no one knows whether Jung-su is dead or alive.

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When everything collapses, only hope remains. See more »

Genres:

Action | Drama

Certificate:

TV-14 | See all certifications »

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Official Sites:

Official site [Japan]

Country:

South Korea

Language:

Korean

Release Date:

26 August 2016 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

The Tunnel See more »

Filming Locations:

Seoul, South Korea

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Box Office

Opening Weekend USA:

$172,521, 28 August 2016

Gross USA:

$568,876

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$52,444,295
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Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Dolby Digital

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
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Goofs

Jung-soo leaves Mi-Na a half bottle of water. Her body is trapped under the rubble and although she can move her hand, she cannot move her arm. When he returns in later days, she apologizes for having drunk the rest of the water, but there is no way she could have gotten the bottle to her mouth. See more »

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Dramatic Thriller and Sharp Criticism
19 November 2018 | by claudio_carvalhoSee all my reviews

In South Korea, the Kia Motors dealer Lee Jung-Soo (Jung-woo Ha) is driving home with a birthday cake to celebrate the anniversary of his daughter. While crossing a tunnel, it collapses and Lee is trapped inside. Using his cellphone, he is capable to communicate with the rescue team leader and with his wife. Now Lee must survive waiting for the rescue.

"Teo-neol", a.k.a. "The Tunnel", is a dramatic thriller about the rescue operation to save a man trapped inside a collapsed tunnel. The storyline is engaging, with good performances and melodramatic dialogs between Lee and his wife. This disaster movie shows a sharp criticism to politicians that wants to use tragedies to show up with the victims; to the press that disturbs people that is seriously working to sell "fresh" news to the audiences; and to the quality of public constructions in South Korea. My vote is seven.

Title (Brazil):"O Túnel" ("The Tunnel")


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