a hard day
South Korean director Kim Sung-Hyun has a riveting new suspense thriller coming this summer that centers around a cop whose life takes a destructive plot twist following a fatal car accident. Simply titled, A Hard Day, the film stars Lee Sun-kyun and Cho Jin-woong, and is currently nominated to be part of the Directors’ Fortnight line-up which kicks off at the Cannes Film Festival in France on May 15.
This week, we have a new full trailer following the release of a first trailer for the film earlier this month, both of which you can check out below. A Hard Day opens in South Korean cinemas on May 29.
On the way back from his mother’s funeral, special crimes detective Gun-su gets into an accident, killing a man instantly. In order to cover up his crime, he hides the body inside his mother’s coffin, with her inside. A few days later, Gun-su’s crime pops up on the police database and his partner is heading up the case. Gun-su feels distressed as his partner slowly uncovers more details of the accident. To make things worse, a witness to the accident approaches Gun-su by threatening his life.