Marking the 30th anniversary of South Korea’s June Democracy Movement, 1987: When the Day Comes is the latest politically charged drama to emerge from a country regularly embroiled in government scandals. A departure in style for director Jang Joon-hwan, creator of the eccentric genre mash-up Save the Green Planet, it employs an A-list ensemble for its story spanning six months of escalating activism, corruption and injustice.
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