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The Call

The Call: Park Shin Hye, Jeon Jong Seo

the call korean movie
Source: Netflix

General Information

  • International Title: The Call
  • Original Title: 콜 (revised romanization: Call)
  • Genre: Thriller, Mystery
  • Runtime: 1h 52m
  • Released Date: 2020.11.27
  • Production: Yong Film
  • International Distributor: Netflix
  • Starring: Park Shin Hye, Jeon Jong Seo
  • Producer: Syd Lim & Jeong Hui Sun
  • Director: Lee Chung Hyun
  • Writer: Kang Sun Joo & Lee Chung Hyun
  • Rating: IMDb (7.1/10) ; Rotten Tomatoes (100%)
  • Awards: 57th Baeksang Arts Awards for Best Actress (“Jeon Jong Seo“)


The Call is Korean thriller movie following two women who lives in the different era but connected by phone call. Kim So Yeon is a 28 year old woman living in 2019. Meanwhile, Oh Young Sook lived in 1999. It begins when Kim Seo Yeon finds an old phone inside her childhood home where Oh Young Sook used to live in 20 years ago. Their phone connection reveals the mysterious tragedy and may change their lives.

Main Cast

the call korean movie park shin hye
Source: Netflix

Character name: Kim Seo Yeon
Actress name: Park Shin Hye
Park Shin Hye’s notable works: Heart Blackened, My Annoying Brother, Miracle in Cell No.7, Sisyphus: The Myth, Memories of the Alhambra, Doctors, Pinocchio, The Heirs, Heartstrings, You’re Beautiful, etc

jeon jong seo / jun jong seo movie 2020

Source: Netflix

Character name: Oh Young Sook
Actress name: Jeon Jong Seo
Jeon Jong Seo’s notable works: Nothing Serious, Burning, The House of Paper

Extended Cast

Lee El as Oh Young Sook’s mother
Kim Sung Ryoung as Kim Seo Yeon’s mother
Park Ho San as Kim Seo Yeon’s mother
Oh Jung Se as Park Sung Ho
Lee Dong Hwi as Baek Min Hyun
Ryu Kyung Soo as police officer
Song Yo Seb as Kim Young Soo
Jo Kyung Sook as Sun Hee
Uhm Chae Young as young Kim Seo Yeon
Shin Jung Man as real estate agent
Moon Chang Kil as junk man

Character Relationship Chart


Music & Original Soundtrack

Music by Dalpalan

Teaser & Trailer Videos

Awards & Nominations

  • 57th Baeksang Arts Awards: Best Actress in Film (“Jeon Jong Seo“) – May 13, 2021
  • 30th Buil Film Awards: Best Actress (“Jeon Jong Seo“) – October 7, 2021


  • The Call is Lee Chung Hyeon’s Korean movie debut as a director. He is a young talented Korean director who previously wrote the script for movie Heart Blackened in 2017
  • Filming started from January 3, 2019 to April 2, 2019
  • The Call Korean movie is based on British – Puerto Rico join movie entitled The Caller (2011)
  • Due to pandemic, the theater release was postponed but it has been released on Netflix since November 27, 2020
  • Finally it was released in theater on September 1, 2021

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