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On their chase of a serial killer two cops find a diary in which all committed murders and many more to come are predicted.

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Kyung-Soo Im

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Kyung-Soo Im, Man-hui Lee (screenplay)
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Cast

Credited cast:
Ki-beom Jang Ki-beom Jang
Ji-min Kim Ji-min Kim
Kkobbi Kim ... Young Yoon-Hee
Yunjin Kim ... Seo Yun-hee (as Yoon-jin Kim)
Yu-su Lee Yu-su Lee
Se-chang Maeng Se-chang Maeng
Eric Moon Eric Moon ... Kim Dong-wook (as Jeong-Hyeok Mun)
Eun-Kyung Shin Eun-Kyung Shin ... Chu Ja-young
Hyeon-ji Yu Hyeon-ji Yu
Ju-sang Yun Ju-sang Yun
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Two teenagers joining the same class in a high school die on the same day. The one to be top of the class is killed by a big knife on the street, the other - the second best of the class indeed - seems to be jumped from the top of the school building. Everybody believes that he first killed his classmate and than himself. But when the police finds small pill boxes into the stomachs of both kids confessing their murder two South Korean cops are torn into a new case of murder series. While they try to hunt down the serial killer, more pupils are getting killed... Written by FloX Hilgers

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Country:

South Korea

Language:

Korean

Release Date:

1 December 2005 (South Korea) See more »

Also Known As:

Bystanders See more »

Filming Locations:

Busan, South Korea See more »

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Cinewise Film See more »
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2.35 : 1
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Good drama with some suspense
7 July 2007 | by chrichtonsworldSee all my reviews

This movie is being advertised as a mystery or thriller! That is not entirely true! While there is a mystery that has to be solved it is more a drama dealing with social issues! I will not tell what the topic is because that will spoil the plot quite a bit! I can tell however that the topic is a problem that every country on the world has to deal with! The cast is great! Yunjin Kim from "Lost" again was able to touch me! I actually could feel her emotions! "Diary of June" ("Bystanders) can be boring at times because of the slow pace! The first 75 minutes there is almost no tension! It even got to a point that I thought that this movie was going nowhere and that I could predict the outcome! But then the twist comes and shows what the whole movie actually was about! And I have to admit it really is a powerful message! A movie that has to be seen only if it was to make people aware of the problem discussed in the movie!


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