The Music of Jo Hyeja

Directed by
Jihyun Park
Bunhong Lee
21 mins
 | 2012
 | South Korea
 | Korean

Winner of the Audience Choice award at the 2012 Los Angeles H.P. Lovecraft Film Festival.The Music of Jo Hyeja is a cross-cultural adaptation of H.P. Lovecraft's 'The Music of Erich Zann': a young student living in a ghetto on the edge of Seoul named Miju, encounters a mysterious upstairs neighbor, an elderly zither-player named Jo Hyeja whose bizarre musical performances fill the air each night.A mysterious window in Mrs. Jo's lightless upper room beckons menacingly, calling Miju to the attic. Will she survive her brush with the ancient, macabre terrors summoned by a song that shatters the laws of music, sanity, and the very universe itself?

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