A Day (film)

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A Day
A Day (하루).jpg
Theatrical release poster
Revised RomanizationHaru
Directed byCho Sun-ho
Produced bySong Ji-eun
Lee Sang-hak
Written byCho Sun-ho
Lee Sang-hak
StarringKim Myung-min
Byun Yo-han
Music byMowg
CinematographyKim Ji-yong
Edited byShin Min-Kyung
Film Line
Distributed byCGV Arthouse
Release date
  • June 15, 2017 (2017-06-15)
Running time
90 minutes
CountrySouth Korea
Box officeUS$8.5 million[1]

A Day is a 2017 South Korean mystery thriller film directed by Cho Sun-ho, starring Kim Myung-min and Byun Yo-han.[2][3]


The story starts with a doctor Kim Joon-young returning home. His daughter Eun-jung dies in an accident on the same day along with a woman. He wakes up and the day repeats he tries to save his daughter but fails it repeats over and over again . It was when that woman husband also repeats the day over and over again. They later found out that they cannot save their loved ones no matter what. Later they find out the father of a child whose heart was transplanted without the fathers concern and the man who had made the accident are the two person whose day is repeating along with the child father's who is seeking the revenge by killing their loved ones. They reconcile to the father after learning that his child heart inside the doctor daughter does not allow his father to die so they save him everything returns to normal. The doctor tells about the transplant to the press as the movie ends.[4]


  • Kim Myung-min as Kim Joon-young
  • Byun Yo-han as Lee Min-chul
  • Yoo Jae-myung as Kang-sik
  • Jo Eun-hyung as Eun-jung
  • Shin Hye-sun as Mi-kyung
  • Im Ji-kyu as Yong-sun
  • Kim Chae-yeon as Hee-joo
  • Jang Dae-woong as Dong-soo
  • Kim Hyeong-beom as Kim Kyung-wi
  • Kim Ye-joon as Ha-roo
  • Lee Yoo-ha as Flight attendant
  • Han Hee-jung as Suk-hoon's mother
  • Park Min-soo as Suk-ikjhu


A Day reunites the two main actors Kim Myung-min and Byun Yo-han who previously acted together in the historical drama series Six Flying Dragons.

Awards and nominations[edit]

Year Award Category Recipient Result
2017 Fantasia International Film Festival Audience Award for Best Asian Feature Film A Day Bronze
2018 Fantasporto Special Mention Won


  1. ^ "A Day (2017)". koreanfilm.or.kr.
  2. ^ "김명민-변요한, 타임루프 영화 '원데이'로 호흡- 스타뉴스". 24 March 2016.
  3. ^ "[종합] 김명민, 의사 가운 다시 입을까…영화 '원데이' 조율 중 : 스포츠동아". sports.donga.com.
  4. ^ Parfitt, Orlando (June 7, 2017). "South Korean time travel film 'A Day' scores key deals at Cannes". Screen Daily. Retrieved July 6, 2017.

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