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Forgotten 

(기억의 밤)
 
Synopsis:

Korean heartthrob Kang Ha-neul (from the hit TV series The Heirs) stars in Forgotten, an intense mystery thriller about a young man who determines to seek the truth surrounding the mystery of his brother’s kidnapping. Kim Moo-yul (from the blockbuster Northern Limit Line) plays the older brother who becomes a different man after returning home from the abduction. The film grossed over $10 million in local box office.

Jin-seok (Kang Ha-neul) moves into a new home with his older brother Yu-seok (Kim Moo-yul), mother (Na Young-hee) and father (Moon Sung-keun). Jin-seok suffers from hypersensitivity, but with medication he is able to live normally. One rainy evening, Jin-seok sees his older brother being thrown into a van by a group of men. After 19 days of silence, Yu-seok returns home, but he doesn't remember anything from his disappearance. Jin-seok though notices enough changes in his older brother's personality and behavior that he begins to suspect that the person who has returned is not Yu-seok. Meanwhile, Jin-seok keeps hearing sounds from a locked room temporarily storing the previous home owner's belongings.

 

 

 
Cast:

Kang Ha-neul, Kim Moo-yul, Moon Sung-keun, Na Young-hee

Director: Chang Hang-jun
Duration (min) :

108min (TBC), Th/ Ed

Version: Theatrical, Edited
Grade: PG-13
Genre: Mystery, Thriller
Language: Korean
Subtitles:

Chinese & English/English

 

Territory:

Origin:

Year:

Worldwide except Korea

Korea

2017

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
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Keys to the Heart 

(그것만이 내 세상 )
 
Synopsis:

From the renowned producer of The Himalayasand Confidential Assignment, KEYS TO THE HEARTmarks the first comedic role Korean superstar Lee Byung-hun (Magnificent Seven) has starred in more than 10 years. He plays a down-and-out boxer trying to reconnect with his estranged, younger brother with savant syndrome, played by rising actor Park Jung-min (Office). This heart-warming piece tops the local box office and successfully earns more than $25.3 million from 3.4 million admissions.

A welterweight WBC Asian champion in his heyday, Jo-ha (LeeByung-hun) is down on his luck and has nowhere to go. He makes ends meet by sparring for other boxers and by distributing flyers on the streets. One day, he accidentally reunites with his mother In-sook (YounYuh-jung) for the first time in 17 years and moves in with her. There, he meets his unexpected half-brother Jin-tae (ParkJung-min), whom he didn’t know existed.

Although he has level 2 autism, Jin-tae cooks ramen incredibly well, plays video games like no other, and is a savant when it comes to playing the piano. Jo-ha isn’t too fond of his new brother, who always responds to his questions with a simple ‘yup’. But in order to put together some money to move abroad, he has to help out around the house and get to know him.

 

 

 

 
Cast:

 

Lee Byung-hun, Youn Yuh-jung, Park Jung-min

Director: Choi Sung-hyun
Duration (min) :

121min (TBC), Th/ Ed

Version: Theatrical, Edited
Grade: PG
Genre: Family, Comedy
Language: Korean
Subtitles:

Chinese & English/English

 

Territory:

Origin:

Year:

Worldwide except Korea

Korea

2018

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
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1987: When the Day Comes

(1987)
 
Awards:

Nominations:
2018 (12th) Asian Film Awards- Best Actor (Kim Yoon-seok)

Awards:
2018 (9th) Korea Film Reporters Association Film Awards- Best Film, Best Director

 

 
Synopsis:

Directed by acclaimed filmmaker Jang Joon-hwan (Hwayi: A Monster Boy), 1987: When The Day Comesis based on the real-life event in the recent history of Korea. Featuring an incredible ensemble cast including Kim Yoon-seok (The Classified File), Ha Jung-woo (The Tunnel), Yoo Hai-jin (A Taxi Driver), Kim Tae-ri (The Handmaiden), Park Hee-soon (The Suspect) and Lee Hee-jun (The Yellow Sea), the powerful drama focuses on the stories of the people whose courage changed the course of history. It earned a total of $50.6 million after 4 weekends, and it once climbed to top spot at the South Korean daily box office, beating the 3-week winner, Along With The Gods.

In January 1987, a 22-year-old college student dies during a police interrogation. Under the orders of Director Park (KimYoon-seok), the police request the body to be cremated in order to destroy evidence. Public Prosecutor Choi (HaJung-woo), who was on duty on the day of the incident, denies the request and calls for an autopsy. The police maintain the lie that the death was a simple accident, resulting from shock. The autopsy results, however, point to torture as the cause of death.

Yoon (LeeHee-jun), a journalist following the case, reports that the death was a result of asphyxiation during torture. Director Park attempts to conceal the truth by ending the case, arresting two detectives including inspector Cho (ParkHee-soon). While in prison, inspector Cho reveals the truth to prison guard Han Byung-yong (YooHai-jin), who embarks on a dangerous mission to relay the information to an opposition politician through his niece, Yeon-hee (KimTae-ri).

 

 

 
Cast:

Kim Yoon-seok, Ha Jung-woo, Yoo Hai-jin, Kim Tae-ri

Director: Jang Joon-hwan
Duration (min) : 129 min (tbc), Th/Ed
Version: Theatrical, Edited
Grade: PG-13
Genre: Drama
Language: Korean
Subtitles: Chinese and English/ English
 

Territory:

Origin:

Year:

 

Worldwide except Korea

Korea

2017

 

 
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Along With The Gods: The Two Worlds

(신과함께 – 죄와 벌)
 
Awards:

Nominations:
2018 (12th) Asian Film Awards- Best Action Film, Best Production Design, Best Visual Effects

 

 

 
Synopsis:

Since its theatrical release in December 20, Along with the Gods: The Two Worldshas surpassed 14 million admissions to become a massive hit in the Korean box office. Korean heavyweights Ha Jung-woo (Assassination), Cha Tae-hyun (My Sassy Girl) and Lee Jung-jae (The Thieves) lead a starry cast in writer-director Kim Yong-hwa’s special effects driven blockbuster.

According to the laws of Afterlife, all deceased must go through 7 trials over 49 days divided into 7 sin categories: betrayal, violence, filial piety, murder, indolence, deceit, and injustice. Once the deceased clears all 7 trials, he can be reincarnated and start a new life.

Having died unexpectedly at a scene of fire while trying to save a little girl, firefighter Ja-hong(Cha Tae-Hyun)is taken to the purgatory by 3 Afterlife guardians – Gang-lim(Ha Jung-woo), Hewonmak (Ju Ji-hoon) and Deok-choon(Kim Hyang-gi). As the first paragon in 19 years, he must go through 7 trials over 49 days in order to be reincarnated. The 3 guardians were promised of reincarnation as well by King Yeomra(Lee Jung-jae), who rules the Afterlife, if they successfully defend 49 souls and do their best defend Ja-hong’s innocence in trials as their 48th client.

His journey progresses without a hitch, until his brother Su-hong, who died begrudgingly, has turned into a Vengeful Spirit and begins attacking the Afterlife, thereby interrupting Ja-hong’s trial. Through the course of this battle, hidden facts surrounding Su-hong’s death are uncovered and proof of Ja-hong’s innocence is now uncertain. Risking their own fate in the Afterlife, the 3 guardians fight to reincarnate both brothers.

 

 

 

 
Cast:

Ha Jung-woo, Cha Tae-hyun, Ju Ji-hoon, Kim Hyang-gi

Director: Kim Yong-hwa
Duration (min) : 139 min (tbc), Th/Ed
Version: Theatrical, Edited
Grade: PG-13
Genre: Action, Fantasy
Language: Korean
Subtitles: Chinese and English/ English
 

Territory:

Origin:

Year:

 

Worldwide except Korea

Korea

2017

 

 
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RV: Resurrected Victims 

(희생부활자)
 
Synopsis:

Teen heartthrob Kim Rae-won (Gangnam Blues) and multiple award-winning actress Kim Hae-sook (The Thieves) star in this intense mystery thriller based on the novelIt’s Over, directed by veteran filmmaker Kwak Kyung-taek (The Classified File).

Jin-hong (KIM Rae-won) is a cold-hearted prosecutor who’s set on catching the culprit that killed his mother (KIM Hae-sook)in a motorcycle robbery 7 years ago. One day, his dead mother comes back to life and tries to kill him. 

At the same time, unexplainablecases called RVP (Resurrected Victims Phenomenon) are reported throughout the worldwhere victims of unsolved murders come back to life to punish their killers. Based on this, Jin-hong becomesthe prime suspect of his mother’s murder.In order to prove his innocence, he must race against time to uncover the true motive behind his mother’s murder.

 

 

 
Cast:

KIM Rae-won, KIM Hae-sook

Director: KWAK Kyung-taek
Duration (min) :

91min (TBC), Th/ Ed

Version: Theatrical, Edited
Grade: PG-13
Genre: Mystery, thriller
Language: Korean
Subtitles:

Chinese & English/English

 

Territory:

Origin:

Year:

Worldwide except Korea and Japan

Korea

2017