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The Truth Beneath (2016)

Bi-mil-eun eobs-da (original title)
THE TRUTH BENEATH follows a mysterious 15-day scandal of a politician and his wife as their daughter goes missing just before the national elections.

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Kyoung-mi Lee
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Cast

Credited cast:
Ye-jin Son ... Yeon-hong
Ju-hyuk Kim ... Jong-chan
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Yu-hwa Choi Yu-hwa Choi ... Son So-ra
Cheol-woo Han Cheol-woo Han ... Dr. Jo
Eui-sung Kim ... No Jae-soon
Gin-goo Kim Gin-goo Kim ... Grandmother Witness
Min-jae Kim ... Secretary General
So-hee Kim So-hee Kim ... Choi Mi-ok
Sang-hee Lee Sang-hee Lee ... Mi-ok's stepmother
Gene Woo Park Gene Woo Park ... Chauffeur Choi
Ji-Hoon Shin Ji-Hoon Shin ... Kim Min-jin
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After an extremely close national assembly race, Jong-chan wins the nomination of his party. He and his wife Yeon-hong are fully committed to the campaign and when their teenager daughter Min-jin goes missing, Jong-chan convinces Yeon-hong not to notify the authorities fearing negative publicity. With the election imminent, Yeon-hong decides to look for her daughter, but instead uncovers a twisted series of conspiracy, secrets, and lies surrounding Min-jin's disappearance. Written by CJ Entertainment

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Country:

South Korea

Language:

Korean | English

Release Date:

23 June 2016 (South Korea) See more »

Also Known As:

Bimileun eobsda See more »

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Film Train, Gummy See more »
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Early working title was "Haengboki Gadeukhan Jib" ("Home Sweet Home"). See more »

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And I thought Noomi Rapace was badass!
20 February 2019 | by silvanet-308-669505See all my reviews

Female director Lee Kyoung Mi Lee is badass, and superb actress Ye-jin Son shows why she is one of the best in the world. You really must check out all of her work. The review by mrrcott is pretty much spot on, but I think rated the film low at 7/10. This is really a great movie, riveting, well edited, well paced, anchored by one of the best actresses on screen today. I'd give it a solid 8/10!


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