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The Wailing (2016) Poster

(2016)

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For his ceremony scene, actor Jung-min Hwang filmed for 15 minutes without break. It was one long-take scene.
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According to director Hong-jin Na, this movie was made on the basis of folk religions in Korea and Nepal and on Catholic faiths.
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The Wailing is Jun Kunimura's first Korean film in his 35-year acting career.
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Exorcism scenes by the Japanese Man stem from Shamanism in Nepal.
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The movie contains many themes but is mainly based on folk religions in Korea.
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Jun Kunimura's camera at the end of the film is a Minolta Hi-Matic S, which was released in 1978.
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The stone throwing by white women scene alludes to An allusion to an utterance of Jesus' in John 8:7, viz. "He that is without sin among you, let him first cast a stone at her."
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Spoilers 

The trivia items below may give away important plot points.

Originally, this film had chasing scenes between The Woman of No Name (Woo-hee Chun) and The Stranger (Jun Kunimura), but director Hong-jin Na deleted the scenes. He thought they might cheapen the mystique of Woo-hee Chun's character.
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Hwan-hee Kim who played Hyo-jin (Jong-goo's daughter) practiced modern dance for 6 months to perform scenes of her being possessed by the devil.
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This film mentioned directly and indirectly all the biblical sins.
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Foreshadow hint: The shaman wears same diaper as Japanese man.
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The white women collects upper body belongings from villagers to protect them and Japanese man collects lower belongings like shoes to curse on them.
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