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The Attorney (변호인)

변호인 (byeon-ho-in)

Directed by Yang Woo-seok (양우석)

Screenplay by ,


127min | Release date in South Korea :

Also known as "The Counsel"
is a movie about a civil rights lawyer in the 1980s and is an original by web-toon artist Yang Woo-seok who is also the debuting director.


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  • [HanCinema's Box Office Review] 2014.10.03 ~ 2014.10.05

    Fresh blood mixes things up at the top… There was a lot of activity over the weekend as fresh features disrupted what was starting to look like a very tranquil top ten. "Whistle Blower", "Slow Video", "Scarlet Innocence", and Jungle Shuffle" were all released last Thursday and captured close to 60% of the total ticket sales (58.3%) between them. Of the four, it was Lim Soon-rye's "Whistle Blower" and Kim Yeong-tak's "Slow Video" that made the biggest waves as they slotted into first and second respectfully. That meant that "The Maze Runner" and "Tazza: The High Rollers 2" descended the chart to make way, but some fell harder than others,...More
  • Stem cell scandal movie casts doubts on integrity of press

    2014/09/26, Source,
    Top actor Park Hae-il (above) plays news program producer Min-cheol, who battles to unveil the truth about faked stem cell research. Actors and director Yim Soon-rye, fourth from left, pose at a press event for the movie "Whistle Blower", held at Megabox in Jongno District, central Seoul, on Sept. 16. "This film is based on a true story, but please be informed that it is a work of fiction". In the past few years, this attention-grabbing introduction has acted as a guaranteed ticket to box office success, as shown in 2011's "The Crucible", based on the horrific abuse of handicapped students in Gwangju, followed by "The Attorney" (2013) and "Han Gong-ju" (2014), which earned immense support, leading to protest campaigns and even legislative reform,...More
  • "Whistle Blower", will it succeed?

    2014/08/27, Source,
    Will "Whistle Blower" follow the footsteps of "The Crucible" and "Unbowed"? "The Crucible", based on a group of children with disabilities who suffer physical and sexual abuse, added up to over 4.6 million audiences. It also had a big political and social influence as a special law was revised regarding sexual abuse and punishments,...More
  • Bucheon comic festival reaches out to world

    2014/08/23, Source,
    Comic books and graphic novels are a medium for international communication, according to the 17th Bucheon International Comics Festival ( The festival was held over five days from August 13 to August 17 in the city just west of Seoul. This year's festival exhibited works that underscored many aspects of modern history. The special exhibitions, each prepared with a different theme, caught much attention from spectators at the festival. The "Comics, the echo of its time" exhibit had a wide range of comics on display, including ones produced in 1909, and gave visitors the chance to look back on Korean history. Park Si-baek's "The Annals of the Joseon Dynasty", which was on display during the festival, condensed the history of Joseon (1392-1910) into 20 volumes,...More
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Yedang Entertainment (예당엔터테인먼트)
 Lee Jeong-hwa (이정화)
 Jo Yeong-wook (조영욱)
 Yoo Sang-seob (유상섭)
 Martial arts team
 Seo ji-oh (서지오)
 Action team
 Kim Sang-beom (김상범)
 Kim Jae-beom (김재범)
127 min 
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Airing dates : 2013/12/19
South Korean Box Office
Source : &
As of 2014.05.04 : 11 375 650 admissions (total)
As of 2014.03.02 : 11 372 090 admissions (total)
As of 2014.02.23 : 11 366 740 admissions (total)
As of 2014.02.16 : 11 356 756 admissions (total)
As of 2014.02.09 : 11 311 753 admissions (total)
As of 2014.02.02 : 11 145 710 admissions (total)
As of 2014.01.26 : 10 669 517 admissions (total)
As of 2014.01.19 : 10 162 458 admissions (total)
As of 2014.01.12 : 9 263 974 admissions (total)
As of 2014.01.05 : 7 860 189 admissions (total)
As of 2013.12.29 : 4 896 798 admissions (total)
As of 2013.12.22 : 1 752 162  admissions (total)
As of 2013.12.08 : 6 813 admissions (total)
As of 2013.12.01 : 3 937 admissions (total)

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