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Korean horror film 'Gonjiam' sold to 47 countries

All Headlines 09:22 March 14, 2018

SEOUL, March 14 (Yonhap) -- Theatrical distribution rights to a Korean horror movie have been sold to 47 countries around the world, its local distributor said Wednesday.

"Gonjiam: Haunted Asylum" was sold to Japan, Taiwan, Singapore, Malaysia, the Americas, Australia, New Zealand and many other countries ahead of its domestic release scheduled for March 28, Showbox said.

Inspired by the Gonjiam Psychiatric Hospital designated by CNN as one of the freakiest places in the world, the movie depicts seven visitors' bizarre and frightening experiences in the hospital, located in Gwangju, Gyeonggi Province.

This photo provided by Showbox is a still from "Gonjiam: Haunted Asylum," a Korean horror movie set to open March 28, 2018. (Yonhap)

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