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'1987' movie surpasses 7 million attendance mark

  • Published : Jan 29, 2018 - 10:07
  • Updated : Jan 29, 2018 - 10:07

"1987: When the Day Comes," a South Korean film about historic nationwide protests against the military-backed government in June 1987, has topped 7 million in attendance, data showed Sunday.

The historical epic passed the threshold at 2:35 p.m., on the 33rd day of its theatrical run, according to the Korean Film Council (KOFIC).

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A still from "1987: When the Day Comes," released by CJ Entertainment
It stayed in fifth at the box office on Saturday, more than a month after its release in local theaters.

Directed by Jang Joon-hwan, it stars Kim Yoon-seok, Ha Jung-woo, Yoo Hae-jin, Kim Tae-ri, Park Hee-soon and Lee Hee-jun. (Yonhap)