A Hard Day (끝까지 간다 “Take it to the End”) (2014)
“A Hard Day” is a crime action film selected to compete in the Director’s Fortnight section of the 2014 Cannes Film Festival.
Ko (Sun-kyun Lee) is a corrupt detective who just lost her mother. He leaves the funeral in haste when he is informed that he will be soon investigated for bribery. To make matters worse, he crashes into a homeless man and kills him. Ko hides the body in his trunk and returns to the funeral to seal the body into his mother’s coffin.
Now everything seems OK until he learns later that the man who he killed with his car and buried with his mother is a wanted murderer. Now Ko has to deal with police investigating not only a hit-and-run incident but also a murder case.
Director: Seong-hun Kim, 111 minutes, color, 2014