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A Tale of Two Sisters

Two sisters return to their childhood home after one has suffered a hard illness. One sister looks out for the other, seemingly fearful of a world that wants to swallow her whole. In the house the stepmother is an ogre to the girls and starts to watch them very suspiciously. As she is watching though things are starting to happen in the house, which defy logic and which begin to spread a thick dread over the place. The smaller of the sisters, she who is being protected, begins to feel late night presences in her room and feels a growing fright at the sight of a mysterious closet that sits in her room. As this is happening the father is fighting to keep his family together as it seems to him a peculiar madness is spreading slowly through the home and the people he loves. Things take a turn for the worse with the family as the stepmother and second daughter also begin to see phantoms that do not belong and begin sensing that there are things within the house that are trying to make contact with them. The sisters are also becoming separated more and more often as well and this culminates with the stepmother placing the weaker sister into the closet she fears so much after something has happened to the stepmother to cause her to think the sisters are playing tricks on her. But as more and more happens within the house (the seemingly older and protective daughter being awaken by a specter seen first crawling on her floor but which stands and walks towards the girl, ending up standing above her on her bed as a half-glimpsed hand reaches down from within the skirt to grab at the girl) we slowly suspect that something more is happening within the house and within the daughter Su-mi, who has been so hateful of her step mother and so protective of her sister, and slowly we begin to see that perhaps the monsters in the house do not come from outside the house but from within Su-mi