Flu Review

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Bundang, a suburb of Seoul. As an unknown virus sweeps all before it, a rescue worker (Jang Hyuk) and an infectious disease specialist (Soo Ae) enter the sealed-off city in order find a way to stem the epidemic.


Ably conveying panic and fear without generating much suspense, this fitfully satirical thriller follows South Korean firefighter Jang Hyuk and virologist Soo Ae's race to save her daughter and conquer a virulent contagion that has been spread by illegal immigrants.

If it manages to create an atmosphere of dread and uncertainty, Flu coughs and splutters to an unsatisfactory conclusion.