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The Crucible (도가니)

도가니 (Do-ga-ni)

Directed by Hwang Dong-hyeok (황동혁)

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125min | Release date in South Korea :

Also known as "Dogani" and "Silenced"
Synopsis
Based on the novel of the same name written by star author Gong Ji-young, “The Crucible” follows a group of children with disabilities who suffer physical and sexual abuse at the hands of their teachers.
Gong is one of a few star authors in Korea whose novels have sold more than a million copies. When her novel was published in June 2009, it became an instant hit not only because it was written by Gong but because it is based on a true story.
The film begins as Gang In-ho (Gong Yoo), who is working to earn money for his daughter’s surgery, is appointed to a school for hearing-impaired children in Gwangju. But what he discovers there is an ugly truth: the children are being physically and sexually abused by their teachers. When he decides to fight for the children’s rights and expose the crimes being committed at the school, In-ho teams up with human rights activist Seo Yu-jin (Jeong Yu-mi). But he and Yu-jin soon realize the school’s principal and teachers, and even the police, prosecutors and churches in the community are actually trying to cover up the truth.
Director Hwang Dong-hyeok, who previously directed the 2007 hit film “My Father,” has received rave reviews for turning a successful novel into a well-made motion picture.

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  • Local films foray into Chinese market

    2011/12/26, Source,
    Actress Ha Ji-won in a still from the movie "Sector 7" By Lee Hyo-won The past year has seen Korean cinema on an upward climb from the recession that hit the industry hard in the mid-2000s, particularly as homespun works made successful debuts in the Chinese box office and more experimental mid-budget films drew crowds domestically. In the early 2000s, few Korean movies enjoyed wide releases in large neighboring Asian markets such as Japan. In September, however, "The Man From Nowhere", a 2010 crime drama, made successful box office debuts not only in Japan but also in China, one of the world's fastest growing markets,...More
  • Won Bin Becomes 'Actor of the Year' for Two Consecutive Years

    2011/12/23, Source,
    Gallup Korea conducted a survey to select the "Actor of the Year", and Won Bin has been chosen as the best actor for two years in a row. Gallup Korea said on December 22 that they had conducted a survey with 1,728 respondents from both men and women aged 13 or older across the nation from November 18 until December 6 to ask the best movie star of the year, and Won Bin obtained 11.3 percent of the votes. Gallup Korea let the respondents select two actors and counted the total votes,...More
  • 'Unbowed' brings gripping, honest realism

    2011/12/22, Source,
    Ahn Seong-gi appears in a scene from "Unbowed", a legal drama based on true events by Chung Ji-young. / Courtesy of NEW By Lee Hyo-won Korea has recently seen the transformative power of cinema, as the dramatization of an actual sexual abuse case in "Silenced" ("Dogani" in Korean, a.k.a. "The Crucible") ignited public outrage and eventually compelled a reinvestigation of the events,...More
  • Gong Yoo to tour three Japanese cities

    2011/12/06, Source,
    Actor Gong Yoo will tour three cities in Japan to meet fans in celebration of the 10th anniversary of his acting debut. The Japanese tour, set to start on Dec. 7, comes after a fan-meeting series throughout Korea in September. The Hallyu star will visit Fukuoka on Dec. 7, Aichi on Dec. 9 and Tokyo on Dec. 12. Sessions with fans will be comprised of singing performances as well as talking segments,...More
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Staff
 Gong Ji-young (공지영)
 Original work
 Lim Seon-ae-I (임선애)
 Storyboard
Technics
125 min 
Web site
www.dogani2011.co.kr...
Festival(s) & award(s)
Sales or release dates & Box Office
Airing dates : 2011/09/22
South Korean Box Office
Source : www.cine21.com & www.kobis.or.kr
As of 2011.11.27 : 4,672,865 admissions (total)
As of 2011.11.13 : 4,669,498 admissions (total)
As of 2011.11.06 : 4,665,541 admissions (total)
As of 2011.10.30 : 4,646,419 admissions (total)
As of 2011.10.23 : 4,563,830 admissions (total)
As of 2011.10.16 : 4,359,612 admissions (total)
As of 2011.10.09 : 3,869,291 admissions (total)
As of 2011.10.02 : 2,686,687 admissions (total)
As of 2011.09.25 : 1,010,133 admissions (total)
As of 2011.09.18 : 100,663 admissions (total)
As of 2011.09.11 : 355 admissions (total)

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