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Private Eye (그림자 살인)

그림자 살인 (Geu-rim-ja sal-in)

Directed by Park Dae-min (박대민)

Screenplay by , ,

Mystery Thriller

111min | Release date in South Korea :


Seoul, 1910. HONG Jin-ho, who will become Joseonís first detective, travels around solving trivial family disputes for pocket money as a private detective. However, he is determined to go to America someday and is saving up for the trip. Then one night, Gwang-soo, a medical physician in training, discovers a corpse in the woods and secretly takes it to practice dissecting. But the corpse turns out to be the son of Seoulís most powerful man. While planning to flee in the middle of the night and afraid of murder accusations, Gwang-soo meets Jin-ho, and asks him to find the killer. When another corpse turns up in the woods, murdered in the same way as the first victim, Jin-ho and Gwang-soo use a piece of cloth they find in the victimís hand as the lead they need to bring them one step closer to the real killer.

Alternative title : "Mr. Vertigo", "Shadow Murder" (Translation)


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    CJ Entertainment (CJ Entertainment)
     Kim Jeong-hwan-I (김정환)
     Production department
     Nam Na-yeong (남나영)
     Ahn Jeong-min (안정민)
     Assistant director
     Yoon Se-yeong (윤세영)
     Directing department
     Yoon Joon-hee (윤준희)
     Directing department
     Kwak Eun-mi (곽은미)
     Script coordinator
     Hwang Sang-jun (황상준)
     Score composer
     Cho Sang-kyung (조상경)
     Costume Design
     Kang Sook (강숙)
    111 min 35mm Cinemascope (2.35)
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    Airing dates : 2009/04/02
    South Korean Box Office
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    As of 2009.05.10 : 1,907,094 admissions (total)
    As of 2009.05.03 : 1,876,516 admissions (total)
    As of 2009.04.26 : 1,782,051 admissions (total)
    As of 2009.04.19 : 1,529,854 admissions (total)
    As of 2009.04.12 : 1,134,377 admissions (total)
    As of 2009.04.05 : 553,491 admissions (total)

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