Director YEON SANG-HO’s Korean zombie universe trilogy, beginning with SEOUL STATION and TRAIN TO BUSAN finally reaches completion with PENINSULA!
This was certainly worth the wait. PENINSULA is a high octane, full – throttle horror movie with a short fuse.Adding itself to the growing list of incredible Korean zombie horror films (#ALIVE, RAMPANT, DOOMSDAY BOOK among many others), PENINSULA delivers the goods.Riffing on George A. Romero’s LAND OF THE DEAD and SURVIVAL OF THE DEAD as well as THE RAID and THE CHERNOBYL DIARIES.Often compared to WORLD WAR Z, this k-Horror masterpiece is hard to beat.
Four years after South Korea’s total decimation in TRAIN TO BUSAN, the k-zombie thriller that captivated audiences worldwide, acclaimed director Yeon Sang-ho brings us PENINSULA, the next nail-biting chapter in his post-apocalyptic world. Jung-seok, a soldier who previously escaped the diseased wasteland, relives the horror when assigned to a covert operation with two simple objectives: retrieve and survive. When his team unexpectedly stumbles upon survivors, their lives will depend on whether the best or worst of human nature prevails in the direst of circumstances.When the zombie outbreak swept the entire nation, Jung-seok (GANG Dong-won) barely escaped South Korea alive. While living a life of despair in Hong Kong, he receives an enticing offer to return to the quarantined peninsula.