Trailer: 'Doomsday Book', a Korean sci-fi anthology

Anthologies are always something to get excited about in the sci-fi/horror genre, especially one directed by three fine Korean filmmakers. The movie is comprised of three chapters, each connected by the theme of doomsday. According to 24framespersecond, the breakdown is as follows:

First Chapter ("Heaven's Creation") - Director Kim Ji-woon: A story about a robot who gains consciousness and the abusrdity that follows.

Second Chapter ("The New Generation") - Director Lim Pil-seong: A clever action film told from the point of view of a boy who has become a zombie, this segment explores how humans lose control of planet Earth, becoming mere food for a different species.

Third Chapter ("The Christmas Gift") - Director Han Jae-rim: A musical movie that re-interprets the beautiful love story "The Christmas Gift" by O Henry, this project confronts the basic instincts of a woman and her last chance to survive after witnessing the end of the world.

So, in summary, that's robots, a virus, a meteor, and zombies. YES! The involvement of Kim Ji-woon is especially exciting. His most recent film, I Saw the Devil, was amazing, and only the latest in a line of respected Korean films.

Check out the trailer for Doomsday Book and behold the end of the world:

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