[K-MOVIE] 1987: When The Day Comes – In Singapore Cinemas 1 February

Based on true events in 1987 under an oppressive military regime, the death of a college student, caused by unlawful interrogation, ignites ordinary citizens to fight for the truth and bring about justice.

For the first time in the history of Korean cinema, 1987: WHEN THE DAY COMES tells the story of the individuals who decided to begin the fight against injustice that grew into outcries echoing across the country.

Starring Kim Yoon-seok, Ha Jung-woo, Yoo Hae-jin, Kim Tae-ri, Park Hee-soon and Lee Hee-joon, the film has already achieved over 5 million moviegoers since its opening in Korea cinemas on 27 December. It is currently ranked at the top of box office and is slated to release in Singapore cinemas on 1 February.

Title: 1987: When The Day Comes
Genre: Drama
Cast: Kim Yoon-seok, Ha Jung-woo, Yoo Hae-jin, Kim Tae-ri, Park Hee-soon, Lee Hee-joon
Directed by: Jang Joon-hwan
Run Time: 129 min
Singapore Release Date: 1 February 2018


In January 1987, a 22-year-old college student dies during a police interrogation. Under the orders of Director Park (Kim Yoon-seok), the police request the body to be cremated in order to destroy evidence. Public Prosecutor Choi (Ha Jung-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 (Lee Hee-joon), 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 (Park Hee-soon). While in prison, inspector Cho reveals the truth to prison guard Han Byung-yong (Yoo Hae-jin), who embarks on a dangerous mission to relay the information to an opposition politician through his niece, Yeon-hee (Kim Tae-ri).

Check out the official movie trailer above and stay tuned to our Facebook page to find out how you can WIN tickets to the film’s sneak preview!

Stay Connected to our Channels:
Website: https://www.hallyusg.net
Twitter: https://twitter.com/hallyusg
Facebook: https://facebook.com/hallyusg
Instagram: https://instagram.com/hallyusg
Youtube: https://youtube.com/hallyusg
Subscribe to our E-Newsletter: https://eepurl.com/cbZkyn

Be the first to comment

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published.