A HARD DAY, the South Korean thriller written and directed by Kim Seong-hun, will open in the US on Friday July 17, 2015 in New York at Village East Cinemas with a national release to follow by KINO LORBER. A HARD DAY, an official selection at Cannes Film Festival 2014 (Director’s Fortnight), Toronto International Film Festival 2014, and London Film Festival 2014, stars Lee Sun-kyun, Cho Jin-woong, Jeong Man-sik, Shin Jung-keun and Jang In-sub.
Homicide detective Geon-soo Go is having a hard day: in less than 24 hours, he receives a divorce notice from his wife, his mother passes away, and along with his coworkers, he becomes the focus of a police investigation over alleged embezzlement.
Making things worse, on his way to his mother’s funeral, Geon-soo commits a fatal hit and run and then, desperately tries to hide the accident by hiding the man’s corpse in his deceased mother’s coffin. But when Geon-soo gets a mysterious call from a person claiming to be the sole witness of the crime, he realizes that someone has been watching him all along.