|Tags: boar, chaw, Chawz, creature feature, creatures, FOREIGN FILMS, giant, hunters, Jeong-won Shin, killer boar, korean, pig, south korea|
Mysterious, gruesome deaths plague a peaceful little village in the Jirisan National Park of South Korea. Among the victims is the granddaughter of a native of the village and a professional hunter. A recently relegated police officer from Seoul and a lead detective discover that the culprit behind the deaths is none other than a man-eating wild boar.
- Magnet Releasing will distribute in the US.
- Released in theaters in South Korea on July 15th '09.
- Known as Chaw (without the Z) in Korea.
- The man-eating boar will be a mix of CGI and animatronics.
- Around 70% of the film was shot in the US since getting permits to shoot in the woods is easier in the US than in South Korea.
- >Began filming on March 17 on a privately-owned wooded area near San Francisco and wrapped on July 5 in Sokcho, Korea.
- Budgeted at around $5 million US.
- This marks Jeong-won Shin's second horror-comedy, with Sisily 2km being the first.
- This is a South Korean horror-comedy.
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