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The Client (2011)

Eui-roi-in (original title)
Elite attorney Kang Seong-Hee goes up against a top prosecutor over a case involving a man accused of killing his wife.

Director:

Young-Sung Sohn

Writers:

Chun-Hyeong Lee (screenplay), Young-Sung Sohn (screenplay)
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Cast

Credited cast:
Jung-woo Ha ... Kang Seong-Hee
Hee-soon Park ... Ahn Min-Ho
Hyuk Jang ... Han Cheol-min
Dong-il Sung ... Jang Ho-won
Won-joong Jung Won-joong Jung ... Chief prosecutor
Sung-ryung Kim ... Purser (as Seong-ryeong Kim)
Hyuk-kwon Park Hyuk-kwon Park ... Seo Kyeong-sa
Da-in Yoo Da-in Yoo ... Seo Jeong-ah
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Hee-jin Choi Hee-jin Choi
Byeong-guk Hwang Byeong-guk Hwang ... Responding Dectective
Jin-mo Joo Jin-mo Joo
Jin-mo Ju ... Judge
Danwoo Jung ... Psychiatrist
Hwa-ryong Lee Hwa-ryong Lee
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Storyline

Elite attorney Kang Seong-Hee goes up against a top prosecutor over a case involving a man accused of killing his wife.

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Genres:

Drama | Thriller

Certificate:

Not Rated | See all certifications »
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Details

Country:

South Korea

Language:

Korean

Release Date:

29 September 2011 (South Korea) See more »

Also Known As:

The Client See more »

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Technical Specs

Sound Mix:

Dolby Digital

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
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Well crafted Courtroom / Legal Thriller...
18 March 2014 | by lathe-of-heavenSee all my reviews

Heh... Am I the ONLY one who saw this...? : )

Seriously though, this was a very good film; nothing legendary by any means, but very well done, with excellent acting, and a good, involving story. There is nothing overtly stylish or particularly outstanding that would set this apart as way above other good Legal Thrillers, but it is competently done in every way and directed very well.

Just ONE tiny little thing that I couldn't help but notice because I happen to be an EXTREMELY avid fan of this other film, but I kind of smiled because there was just ONE brief scene shown towards the latter part of the film that was lifted almost LINE FOR LINE from the TRAGICALLY underrated film 'FROM THE HIP' (1987) starring a most excellent and delightful Judd Nelson in one of his best roles ever, not to mention an absolutely CHILLING performance by John Hurt. Heh, I'm sitting here thinking, 'These sly B@stards... I wonder if anyone will actually know where this is from...?'

So, as long as you don't mind reading subtitles and you DO like good Courtroom Drama and films with interesting Police investigations, then you should really enjoy this movie.


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