September 27, 2022

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First Day of Release, The Witch: Part 2, The Other One Tops Korean Cinema

One of the most awaited films by film lovers in South Korea, The Witch: Part 2 The Other One finally officially released to the public.

Adapted from the page hancinema, the film which is a sequel to The Witch: Part 1 Subversion The program can be enjoyed by the general public on June 15, 2022.

Although in recent times the South Korean film industry has been “beaten” by quality films such as The Roundup and also Brokerbut it seems that the enthusiasm of film lovers is still high for the film starring Shin Shi Ah.

This is evident from the high number of viewers on the first day of the screening. Adapted from the page koreanfilms, The South Korean Film Council officially released the figure for 266,523 pairs of eyes for viewers on the first day of the film, which was screened on 1,559 cinema screens.

This number surpasses two films that are said to be a marker of the rise of the South Korean film industry, namely The Roundup which recorded 90,237 viewers on June 15, 2022 yesterday.

In total, after being released on May 18, 2022, The Roundup has now packed a total audience of 10,823,766 viewers and has become the highest-grossing South Korean film after the outbreak of the Covid-19 pandemic.

Meanwhile, movie Broker starring Kang Dong Won, took third place in daily viewer revenue by pocketing a total audience of 32,526 pairs of eyes.

In total, movies Broker which was released on June 8, 2022, has received 917,631 viewers. Movie success The Witch: Part 2 The Other One in topping the list of audience gains on the first day of its release, it makes South Korean films more superior than foreign films.

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The three of them seemed unstoppable by Hollywood movies like Jurassic World: Dominion, Sonic, Top Gun: Mavericksuntil Doctor Strange in the Multiverse of Madness which was also released some time ago.

Film The Witch: Part 2 The Other One itself is a sequel to The Witch: Part 1, Subversion which was released in 2018.

The second film from The Witch is still about a teenage girl who has supernatural magical powers and is being hunted by an organization that develops humans as lethal weapons.

In addition to starring Shin Shi Ah as the main character replacing Kim Da Mi, this second The Witch film also stars famous South Korean actor, Lee Jong Suk. Hopefully we will come to Indonesia soon, so we can see one of the best works of this South Korean filmmaker!