Room No.7

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Room No.7
Room No.7 (7호실).jpg
Theatrical release poster
Directed by Lee Yong-seung
Screenplay by Lee Yong-seung
Starring Shin Ha-kyun
Do Kyung-soo
Production
company
Distributed by Lotte Entertainment
Release date
  • July 13, 2017 (2017-07-13) (BiFan)
  • November 15, 2017 (2017-11-15) (South Korea)
Running time
94 minutes
Country South Korea
Language Korean
Box office US$2.4 million[1]

Room No.7 (Hangul7호실; RR7Hosil) is a 2017 South Korean comedy thriller film starring Shin Ha-kyun and Do Kyung-soo.[2][3]

Plot[edit]

Story of a corpse being found in a DVD room by Tae-jung (Do Kyung-soo), a part-timer who works at the store and the owner of the store Doo-shik (Shin Ha-kyun) who is trying to sell the room to keep the secret hidden.[4][5]

Cast[edit]

Main[edit]

An owner of a DVD Store who plans to sell it fast
A part-time employee at the DVD Store trying to pay off his student debts

Supporting[edit]

  • Kim Dong-young as Han-wook
  • Kim Jong-soo as Real estate agent
  • Kim Jong-goo as Vice-principal
  • Park Soo-young as Superintendent
  • Jeon Seok-ho as Detective Woo
  • Hwang Jung-min as Doo-shik's elder sister
  • Jung Seung-gil as Doo-shik's brother-in-law
  • Jung Hee-tae as Pawn shop employee
  • Kim Do-yoon as Tattoo man
  • Woo Ji-hyun as Cafe manager
  • Kim Ji-young

Cameo appearance[edit]

  • Kim Tae-han as Garosu-gil street man
  • Choi Moo-sung as Used-cars dealership owner

Production[edit]

The film is the second film of the filmmaker Lee Yong-seung, who is known for his first film 10 Minutes which was a big hit and earned several prizes at the Busan International Film Festival.[8]

First script reading took place on December 22, 2016. Filming began on January 2, 2017 and ended on February 23.[9][10][11][12][13][14]

Release[edit]

Room No.7 unveiled at the Cannes Film Festival on May 18, 2017[15] and had its world premiere at the 21st Bucheon International Fantastic Film Festival on July 13, 2017.[16]

The film was released in local cinemas on November 15, 2017 and debuted at No. 1 among the Korean films.[17]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Room No.7 (2017)". koreanfilm.or.kr.
  2. ^ "[단독] 엑소 디오, 영화 '7호실' 캐스팅..신하균과 호흡". Retrieved 2016-12-12.
  3. ^ Post, iTech (2016-10-26). "EXO D.O. To Star In New Mystery Thriller Film 'Room No. 7'". iTech Post. Retrieved 2016-12-12.
  4. ^ "엑소 디오 '7호실' 캐스팅 물망, 신하균과 호흡 맞출까". tvdaily.asiae.co.kr. Retrieved 2016-12-12.
  5. ^ Mathew, Ilin. "EXO member Do Kyung-soo to share screen space with actor Shin Ha Kyun in upcoming thriller movie?". International Business Times, India Edition. Retrieved 2016-12-12.
  6. ^ "신하균·도경수, '7호실' 캐스팅 확정..내년 1월 촬영 시작". Retrieved 2016-12-12.
  7. ^ "엑소 디오 '7호실' 캐스팅 물망, 신하균과 호흡 맞출까". tvdaily.asiae.co.kr. Retrieved 2016-12-12.
  8. ^ "SHIN Ha-kyun Enters ROOM 7". koreanfilm.or.kr. Retrieved 2016-12-12.
  9. ^ "신하균X도경수의 만남, 영화 '7호실' 대본리딩 현장 공개". 포커스뉴스. Retrieved 2017-01-02.
  10. ^ "'7호실' 오늘(2일) 촬영 시작…신하균X도경수 대본 리딩 현장 공개". Retrieved 2017-01-02.
  11. ^ "'7호실'의 신하균과 도경수". KBS 뉴스. Retrieved 2017-01-02.
  12. ^ "'7호실' 신하균X도경수에 막강 조연까지, 숨막히는 리딩현장". Retrieved 2017-01-03.
  13. ^ "신하균X도경수 기대되는 조합 '7호실', 오늘 크랭크업" (in Korean). Retrieved 2017-02-23.
  14. ^ "10 MINUTES Director Wraps ROOM No.7 with SHIN Ha-kyun and DOH Kyung-soo". Korean Film Council. 6 March 2017.
  15. ^ "[SC칸] 도경수 주연 '7호실', 칸서 포스터 첫공개 '亞반응 뜨거워' : 스포츠조선". sports.chosun.com. Retrieved 2017-08-09.
  16. ^ "신하균X도경수 '7호실', 부천국제영화제 개막작 확정". 한국일보 (in Korean). Retrieved 2017-06-16.
  17. ^ "신하균X도경수 영화 '7호실', 11월15일 개봉 확정 [공식]" (in Korean). Retrieved 2017-10-19.

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