Korea / 123 mins. Genre : Thriller / Drama Director : Sohn Young Sung Cast : Ha Jung Woo
Screening Date : 27.01.2012 (13:20) Venue : cinema2
Battle of wits as a lawyer slowly uncovers the truth that his client tries to hide Defense attorney Kang receives a notorious case to defend Han, who is accused of killing his wife. Even though her body is not discovered, the general public is quick to label him as the devil-reincarnate and begs for a shift guilty verdict. It’s a difficult case but Kang is confident that he will prevail. The defendant is an enigmatic character with OCD who can’t express his thoughts clearly. Fortunately for him, there is no murder weapon but he doesn’t have an alibi either. The prosecutor handling Han’s case is also Kang’s archrival, and is determined to bring down Han for the murder and his lawyer along with him. Kang digs into Han’s case in order to uncover evidences to clear his client’s name.
Director – Sohn Young Sung
Obtained a M.F.A. from the Graduate School of the Korea National University of Arts. SOHN won the 2nd Public Access Citizen’s Visual Arts with his documentary SANGAMDONG WORLD CUP – PEOPLE DON’T GET PULLED DOWN, and worked as an assistant director on IF YOU WERE ME and TALE OF CINEMA with Director HONG Sang-su. In 2008 he was in charge of the scenario and directing of THE PIT AND THE PENDULUM, which was supported by Asian Cinema Fund and invited to Busan Int’l Film Festival, and was recognized for his talent as a storyteller. People have been anticipating his next film and he is about to invite the audience into the intensity of the courtroom through THE CLIENT