Contains Spoilers!!! "Ghost in love" - Well when watching that movie I sort of fell in love with it. It's a modern fantasy movie with wicked characters and the bad guys are not that bad after all while the good guys ... or should i say ghosts don't belong to the people I would invite for dinner. Well I saw the movie in korean and got it translated by a friend while watching so I didn't get all but understood the main plot(s).
When a person dies by commiting suicide two (very funny) guys/ghosts shall watch whenever someone is trying to kill him/herself and "steal" their souls before they'll be brought to heaven and they defintly take their job seriously... in case a wannabe suicide comitter isn't sure if to really jump from the bridge.. well they just help a bit. Our heroine just found out that her boyfriend has an affair and is badly crying staying in the subway station. A moment later she finds herself standing next to her dead body wondering what the hell had happened. In her "afterlife" she gets to know quite some strange characters. For example there is that really beautiful woman that seeks vengeance for her own rape and murder. She definetly wasn't a nice ghost but still the viewer felt with her and understood her motives.
Outside that strange "ghost company" building things aren't safe for our heroine because monsters are rummaging around and try to rape her, the "ghost police" wants to catch (and kill!) every ghost that doesn't behave properly and so on. The movie might be a bit strange for westerners, the dramatic love story takes a big part of the movie and makes it a typical women's film while interrupted by chases and some real violent even gory scenes that would more fit a horror flick which "Ghost in Love" certainly isn't. I believe at the time the movie was made its special effects were excellent. The train who collects the souls and rushes right through the city, its buildings, cars and people looks even today real cool.
For viewers who would like to see a better story then your typical hollywood love drama this one is a real good choice! Because the feelings and desperation the main characters face (for losing their partners) makes it very romantic. While some humor, sometimes dark humor sometimes just funny spices it up. Surprisingly for a korean movie this one has a happy end, which gives the viewer a real nice feeling even though some of our heroes had to die twice along the way.
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