1987: When the Day Comes

1987: When the Day Comes (2017)

The truth must be told.

  • Genre: Drama, History, Thriller
  • Release Date: 2017-12-27
  • User Rating: 8.1/10 from 146 ratings
  • Runtime: 2h 9min
  • Language: 한국어/조선말
  • Production Company: CJ Entertainment
  • Production Country: South Korea
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In 1987 Korea, under an oppressive military regime, a college student gets killed during a police interrogation involving torture. Government of officials are quick to cover up the death and order the body to be cremated. A prosecutor who is supposed to sign the cremation release, raises questions about a 21-year-old kid dying of a heart attack, and he begins looking into the case for truth. Despite a systematic attempt to silence everyone involved in the case, the truth gets out, causing an eruption of public outrage.

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Directing Jang Joon-hwan Director
Writing Kim Kyung-chan Writer
Editing Yang Jin-mo Editor
Camera Kim Woo-hyung Director of Photography
Production Jeong Won-chan Producer
Writing Lee Woo-jeong Adaptation
Writing Jang Joon-hwan Adaptation
Writing Kim Kyung-chan Adaptation
Production Jang Young-hwan Producer
Visual Effects Jin Jong-hyun VFX Supervisor
Costume & Make-Up Chae Kyung-hwa Costume Design
Sound Kim Suk-won Sound Supervisor
Art Han Ah-rum Production Design
Costume & Make-Up Kim Jeong-ja Makeup & Hair
Costume & Make-Up Hwang Hyun-gyu Makeup & Hair
Sound Lee Sung-june Sound Supervisor
Sound Kim Tae-seong Original Music Composer
Visual Effects Hong Jeong-ho VFX Supervisor
Production Lee Woo-jeong Executive Producer
Costume & Make-Up Lee Eun-i Costume Design
Art Kim Bo-mook Art Direction
Crew Jung Seock-hee CG Supervisor
Editing Han Mi-yeon Assistant Editor
Lighting Kim Seung-gyu Lighting Director
Editing Ryu Yeon Digital Intermediate Producer
Crew Park Young-sik Martial Arts Choreographer
Visual Effects Jung Chul-min Visual Effects Supervisor
Crew Jeong Bong-yeon Stunts
Crew Yang Hae-gil Stunts
Directing Kim Sung-han Assistant Director
Art Nam Il-yeon Art Direction
Art Kim Yun-suk Props
Crew Jeong Seong-ho Martial Arts Choreographer
Sound Jeong Gwang-ho Production Sound Mixer
Visual Effects Kang Jong-ik VFX Supervisor
Visual Effects Cho Yong-seok VFX Supervisor
Crew Kim Yong-ho Stunts
Visual Effects Yoon Choong-yeol VFX Supervisor
Crew Lee Sang-ha Stunts
Costume & Make-Up Lee Hee-eun Special Effects Makeup Artist
Visual Effects Jay Seung Jaegal VFX Supervisor
Visual Effects Moon Sung-oh Animation Supervisor
Sound Jeong Sang-woo Musician
Editing Lim Hye-jin Assistant Editor
Crew Mo Sang-beom Stunts
Production Cha Hyun-woo Co-Executive Producer
Sound Lee Si-hun Boom Operator
Camera Lee Jae-hyeok Still Photographer
Production Su Kim Casting Director
Directing Kim Min-sung Assistant Director
Visual Effects Lee Eun-mi Compositing Artist
Crew Lim Hyo-woo Stunts
Crew Lee Tae-yeong Stunts
Visual Effects Park Seong-hyeon Compositing Artist
Camera Jang Hyeon-jin Key Grip