Kim Yun-seok (in uniform) stars in 1987: When the Day Comes (category IIB; Korean), directed by Jang Joon-hwan. It also stars Ha Jung-woo, Kim Tae-ri, Gang Dong-won.

1987: When the Day Comes film review – powerful drama about student activists’ death and the birth of South Korean democracy

Director Jang Joon-hwan brings to life a pivotal moment in Korean history, looking at political corruption, police brutality and suppression of the media after the death of two activists

Topic |   Asian cinema: Korean films

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Kim Yun-seok (in uniform) stars in 1987: When the Day Comes (category IIB; Korean), directed by Jang Joon-hwan. It also stars Ha Jung-woo, Kim Tae-ri, Gang Dong-won.
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