In 1987 Korea, under an oppressive military regime, a college student gets killed during a police interrogation involving torture. Government of officials are quick to cover up the death and order the body to be cremated. A prosecutor who is supposed to sign the cremation release, raises questions about a 21-year-old kid dying of a heart attack, and he begins looking into the case for truth. Despite a systematic attempt to silence everyone involved in the case, the truth gets out, causing an eruption of public outrage.

  • Original title: 1987
  • Release date: Dec. 27, 2017
  • Status: Released
  • Genres: Drama, History, Thriller
  • Runtime: 2h 9min
  • Producers: CJ Entertainment and Woojeong Film


Kim Yoon-seok Photo
Kim Yoon-seok

Park Cheo-won

Ha Jung-woo Photo
Ha Jung-woo

Prosecutor Choi Hwan

Yoo Hae-jin Photo
Yoo Hae-jin

Han Byung-yong

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