The documentary "2 Doors" tracks down the 2009 Yongsan tragedy, which resulted in the death of 5 evictees and one police commando. The evictees, who were cornered into to climbing up a steel... More
[HanCinema's Weekend Box Office Review] 2013.02.08 ~ 2013.02.10 2013/02/11, HanCinema's Korean Box Office Review (2013.02.08 ~ 2013.02.10)
It was another closely fought race at the box office this past weekend, but it was Lee Hwan-hyeong's "Miracle in Cell No.7" that reclaimed pole position with 1.3 million admissions (37.12%). Lee's latest had over 800 screenings to help its cause as it now moves to 6,279,229 admissions, making it the highest grossing Korean film of the year thus far. The Lunar New Year weekend saw the release of a number new films, including Kim Soon-rye's new comedy drama "Run to the South", an old Russian fairy tale retold in glorious 3D animation, as well the fifth instalment in the popular "Die Hard" franchise,...More
Art and Culture 2012/11/09, Source, It's finally Friday and our Michelle Kim is with us for our arts and culture segment. Today, she has a preview of a movie and a concert happening in Korea over the weekend. Hello Michelle [Reporter : ] Hello Conn-young So what do you have for us[Reporter : ] A detective chases a serial killer who publishes a book detailing the crimes in the new action thriller "Confession of Murder", starring Park Si-hoo and Jeong Jae-yeong The movie was released in Korea yesterday and the reviews are already full of praise, so this may be the winner for a weekend movie outing. Let's take a look. Lee Du-seok is propelled to fame when he publishes a book about 10 unsolved murders from 15 years ago in which he claims to be the murderer,...More
The documentary "2 Doors" tracks down the 2009 Yongsan tragedy, which resulted in the death of 5 evictees and one police commando. The evictees, who were cornered into to climbing up a steel watchtower to appeal for their right to live, came back down as cold corpses only 25 hours after they started building the tower. Those who survived became law offenders. A long battle for the truth started as the police statement accused the evictees for causing the tragedy by carrying firebombs up the tower for an illegal and violent protest while on the other side criticism voiced that the governmental authority’s excessive use of force had aggravated the tragedy. The heightened tension between the two parties and opposite views of the truth led for the judgment of the government and the eradication of illegal and violent protests by a decision from the court.
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