A Hard Day

A Hard Day

A Hard Day

A detective is stalked by a witness after trying to cover up a hit-and-run in this South Korean crime thriller from Seong-hun Kim (Tunnel).

On the way back from his mother's funeral, special crimes detective Gun-soo (Sun-kyun Lee, Paju) gets into an accident, killing a man instantly. To cover up his crime, he hides the body inside his mother’s coffin. Eventually, Gun-su's crime pops up on the police database and his own partner takes the case. While his colleague slowly uncovers more details of the accident, a mysterious witness begins threatening him.

2014111 minsSouth KoreaKorean with English subtitles
ActionCrimeThrillerWorld Cinema
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Vulture

Vulture

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When was the last time you saw a modern thriller with so much narrative and visual wit that you were simultaneously laughing and crying out in fear - the kind the Coen brothers often make and Spielberg when he's in a Hitchcockian mood?

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Variety

Variety

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A South Korean police thriller that finds helmer-scribe Kim Seong-hung handling a taut yet elaborately plotted narrative with poise, control and near-faultless technical execution.

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The New York Times

The New York Times

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A kinetically visceral, enjoyable nasty joy ride, "A Hard Day" is pretty much as advertised.

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Screen Daily

Screen Daily

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Refreshing and ultimately a great deal of fun.

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Hollywood Reporter

Hollywood Reporter

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Kim Seong-hun's A Hard Day offers a masterclass in throat-squeezing, stomach-knotting suspense.

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Vulture

Vulture

press

When was the last time you saw a modern thriller with so much narrative and visual wit that you were simultaneously laughing and crying out in fear - the kind the Coen brothers often make and Spielberg when he's in a Hitchcockian mood?

0
Variety

Variety

press

A South Korean police thriller that finds helmer-scribe Kim Seong-hung handling a taut yet elaborately plotted narrative with poise, control and near-faultless technical execution.

0
The New York Times

The New York Times

press

A kinetically visceral, enjoyable nasty joy ride, "A Hard Day" is pretty much as advertised.

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Screen Daily

Screen Daily

press

Refreshing and ultimately a great deal of fun.

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Hollywood Reporter

Hollywood Reporter

press

Kim Seong-hun's A Hard Day offers a masterclass in throat-squeezing, stomach-knotting suspense.

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