Shutter

September 9, 2004 0 By Fans
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Plot

A young photographer and his girlfriend discover mysterious shadows in their photographs after a tragic accident. They soon learn that you can not escape your past.

Release Year: 2004

Rating: 7.1/10 (14,631 voted)

Director:
Banjong Pisanthanakun

Stars: Ananda Everingham, Natthaweeranuch Thongmee, Unnop Chanpaibool

Storyline
A young photographer Thun and his girlfriend Jane discover mysterious shadows in their photographs after fleeing the sceen of an accident. As they investigate the phenomenon, they find other photographs contain similar supernatural images, that Thun's best friends are being haunted as well, and Jane discovers that her boyfriend has not told her everything. It soon becomes clear that you can not escape your past.

Writers: Parkpoom Wongpoom, Sopon Sukdapisit

Cast:

Ananda Everingham

Tun


Natthaweeranuch Thongmee

Jane


Unnop Chanpaibool

Tonn


Titikarn Tongprasearth

Jim


Sivagorn Muttamara

Meng


Chachchaya Chalemphol

Tonn's Wife


Kachormsak Naruepatr

Tee


Abhijati 'Meuk' Jusakul

Magazine Editor

(as Abhijati Jusakul)


Binn Kitchacho

Asst. Magazine Editor


Panitan Mavichak

Nuch


Samruay Jaratjaroonpong

Man 1


Jitlada Korsangwichai

Nurse 1


Duangporn Sontikhan

Nurse 2


Panu Puntoomsinchal

Groom


Saifon Nanthawanchal

Bride

Taglines:
The most terrifying images are the ones that are real.

Release Date: 9 September 2004

Filming Locations: Bangkok, Thailand

Gross: THB 110,000,000
(Thailand)
(2004)



Technical Specs

Runtime:


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Hong Kong:
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Did You Know?

Trivia:

In the scene where Tun and Jane examine ghost photos affixed to a wall, there is a enlarged photo of a ghost standing near bookshelves with tables in the foreground. This is a screenshot from the Williard Library "ghostcam". The Willard Library is located in Evansville, Indiana USA and in recent years, has become very popular for its website where visitors can view the webcam surveilance 24 hours a day for paranormal activity.

Goofs:

Audio/visual unsynchronized:
During the scene where Tun and Jane visit the Spirit Photography Guy and are talking with him, the camera faces them and shows a sliver of the guy on the right side of the screen (this alternates). In one of those shots, his mouth is moving, but nothing is spoken.

Quotes:

Tun:
[Tun is working in the dark room when someone walks beside him and stands there. He does not look up]

Tun:
Jane? You're early.

Tun:
[Telephone rings outside, Tun goes to answer it]
Hello?

Jane:
Tun. Its Jane. I'm going to be a little late today.



User Review

This one WILL scare you

Rating: 10/10


First of all, if you're a horror fan, see it. You will enjoy this film.
Period.

Know this – I've seen a billion horror flicks from all around the
world… This one gave me the creeps. First 20-30 minutes you still
have time to relax from scare to scare, but from then on it's just
plain scary shiyet.

This movie gets you in the right atmosphere right from the start, and
it has almost every type of scene a horror fan can ask for (You'll know
what I mean when you see it). I don't really care much about
originality, but the story is original and interesting. The best thing
about it, though, is the girl who portrays the ghost. I don't know
where they found this freaky girl, but she's PERFECT for this role, and
by far the scariest character I've seen in Asian horror films.

I hope the 2 fellows who made this film, make another horror flick,
because, although they're young, it's obvious they know what they're
doing. NICE ONE.