According to the Korea Film Council's integrated network tally at 7:30 a.m. on the 19th, "The Medium" surpassed about 130,000 viewers on the first day of its release, attracting 558,423 viewers in the first week. Despite the restriction of youth ratings, the movie is leading the success with Marvel blockbuster "Black Widow" at the same time.
"The Medium" won the Best Picture Award in Bucheon Choice, the 25th Bucheon International Fantastic Film Festival, which closed on the 15th and is also drawing keen attention from 50 countries including Asia, Europe, and the U.S. in just 4 days of release.
"The Medium" is a three-month-old film about the blood of a shaman family in a mountain village in Thailand, where Sinnae-rim is inherited. A mysterious phenomenon experienced by a family member who is inherited by Shin Na-rim is being screened in theaters nationwide that convey vivid horror in conjunction with the exotic scenery of Thailand's discrete regions.