Korea Movie ‘A Hard Day’ Invited to Pacific Meridian International Film Festival
luvsmiling, Sept. 16, 2014, 11:12 a.m.
Korean movie "A Hard Day" was invited to the annual Pacific Meridian International Film Festival of the Asian-Pacific Countries in Vladivostok, Russia, which runs from Sept. 13 to 19. It is the only Korean film to be featured at this year's fest. The film's director and lead actors Lee Sun-kyun and Cho Jin-woong attended the screening at the opening ceremony.
A Hard Day is a 2014 South Korean crime action thriller film directed by Kim Seong-hun, and starring Lee Sun-kyun and Cho Jin-woong. It was selected to compete in the Directors' Fortnight section of the 2014 Cannes Film Festival.
Homicide detective Go Geon-soo is having a hard day, and the following events happen to him in less than 24 hours: He receives a divorce notice from his wife. His mother passes away. He and his coworkers are investigated by police inspectors over alleged embezzlement. Then on his way to his mother's funeral, he drives recklessly and commits a fatal hit and run. He tries to cover-up the accident by hiding the man's corpse in his deceased mother's coffin. But someone has been watching all along, and Geon-soo gets a mysterious call from a person claiming that he was the sole witness to the crime, who now begins to blackmail him.