The 2003 mystery thriller film has been digitally remastered by NEON who partnered with Fathom Event to bring the film back to theaters.
“We are so proud to be partnering with NEON to bring Academy Award® winner Bong Joon Ho’s Thriller Memories of Murder to US audiences for the first time since its original release in 2003,”Fathom Events CEO Ray Nutt said, “Audiences will enjoy seeing the early work of this critically acclaimed director on the big screen.”
The mystery film is based on a true story of three detectives trying to solve a mysterious case of a serial rapist murderer of a small province in South Korea that took place in the 1980’s.
“ The film is an uncanny, yet natural, mixture of horror and comedy because we were truly living in such times… I once threw my entire body and soul tocreate this film, and now my eyes areon how this film will plow through the long tunnel of time as it greets a new chapter in the fall of 2020 in the US.” said Bong Joon Ho.
It will be on the big screen for a two night limited theatrical engagement just a couple days before Halloween.
The thriller will be available Nationwide on October 19th and the 20th and will have never before seen content along with a post-screening conversation with Bong Joon Ho and filmmaker Edgar Wright.