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Seven Days (2007)

Sebeun deijeu (original title)
A successful lawyer who, in order to save her daughter, is pressured into defending the innocence of a man slated to receive the death penalty.

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Shin-yeon Won

Writers:

Shin-yeon Won (screenplay), Je-gu Yun (screenplay) | 1 more credit »
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Cast

Credited cast:
Yunjin Kim ... Lawyer Yu Ji-yeon
Mi-suk Kim ... Han Suk-hie
Hee-soon Park ... Kim Sung-yol
Moo-Seong Choi Moo-Seong Choi ... Jeong Cheol-jin
Hang-Seon Jang Hang-Seon Jang ... Sa Mu-jang
Jin-woo Yang Jin-woo Yang ... Kang Ji-won
Dong-hwan Jung Dong-hwan Jung ... Kang Sang-man
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Kwang-rok Oh Kwang-rok Oh ... Yang Chang-gu
Ji-young Ok ... Choi Kyeong-guk
Won Poong-Yeon Won Poong-Yeon ... Man Wearing Turtleneck
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A successful lawyer who, in order to save her daughter, is pressured into defending the innocence of a man slated to receive the death penalty.

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For them time is running out...

Genres:

Crime | Thriller

Certificate:

Not Rated | See all certifications »
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Official Sites:

Official site [Japan]

Country:

South Korea

Language:

Korean

Release Date:

14 November 2007 (South Korea) See more »

Also Known As:

Sebeun Deijeu See more »

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Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$14,391,750
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Prime Entertainment See more »
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Dolby Digital

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Color
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A thoroughly enjoyable crime thriller
30 October 2014 | by azaanhaiderSee all my reviews

Seven Days stars Yunjin Kim from the critically acclaimed T.V. show "Lost". It's about the fight for justice in the midst of corruption and I can definitely say is absolutely satisfying. The way the events play out and the way the film keeps the audience engrossed is a treat.

The Filmmaker does manage to bring some of the best traits from Hollywood into Korean Cinema. The production values are slick, with a gritty look and style which help to set up the mood and tone of the film. Violence has always been a problem with Korean films and here there is some but never to shock, more to elevate the story. The characters are believable and the film truly has some heartbreaking scenes.

One last thing : The twists keep coming and turning which will keep you on the edge of the seat. It's an interesting case unraveled.

Final note - Seven Days succeeds in combining the courtroom drama/criminal investigation with the kidnapping thriller sub-genre. It delivers two hours of solid entertainment and what more could you want?


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