Doomsday Book
Doomsday Book (2012)

Korean filmmakers Yim Pil-sung (Hansel and Gretel) and Kim Jee-woon (A Tale of Two Sisters) team up for this mind-bending sci-fi triptych examining the impact of technology and disaster on contemporary society. In the first tale, one… More

Rated: Unrated
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Release Date: December 11, 2012
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Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews
Stephen Dalton
Hollywood Reporter

Triple shot of apocalyptic weirdness from South Korea.

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Anton Bitel
Eye for Film

sandwiching Kim Ji-woon's serious and savoury speculative fiction between Yim Pil-sung's two altogether more absurdist slices of Armageddon, these three stories are concerned as much with renewal as with destruction.

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Chris Sawin
Examiner.com

Doomsday Book strives to make you think and contemplate the current state, future, and definition of humanity rather than being straightforward and the flat out entertainment that you may be used to.

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Shaun Munro
What Culture

What impresses most is the consistent, clear tone and vision throughout; the comedy never up-ends the thoughtful elements, nor the other way around. Balance is key, and as such, Doomsday Book is well worth the long wait.

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JY Skacto
Both Kim Ji-woon and Yim Pil-Sung tackle human destruction in <i>Doomsday Book</i>.<p>Filmed as 3 shorts, each running roughly 35-40 minutes,… More
Byron Brubaker
I saw this at the 2013 Cleveland International Film Festival. It is like three movies for the price of one. Pil-Sung Yim directs the first and third parts.… More
Caesar Mendez
Doomsday Book is three short films all with interesting ideas and unique in their own version of the end of the world. Breaking boundaries and avoiding… More