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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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    2014/08/23, Source,
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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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