The Attorney


The Attorney

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SONG Woo-seok has no clients, connections, or even a college degree, but his eye for business and appetite for money turn him into one of the most successful lawyers in town. But right at the peak of his success, a local teenager is falsely accused of a crime, then beaten and tortured while waiting in jail. Shocked by these conditions, SONG changes the course of his life, and takes on the case no one else will. This story is based on true events. (c) Well Go USA

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Song Kang-ho
as Song Woo-seok
Kim Young-ae
as Soon-ae
Oh Dal-su
as Dong-ho
Kwak Do-won
as Cha Dong-young
Im Si-wan
as Jin-woo

Critic Reviews for The Attorney

All Critics (12) | Top Critics (7)

  • A familiar yet compelling South Korean courtroom drama, propelled by Song Kang-ho's strong performance as an unlikely hero.

    Feb 10, 2014 | Full Review…

    Joe Leydon

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  • What makes writer-director Yang Woo-seok's feature debut special is how it handles this shocking incident with verve, style, and humor.

    Feb 7, 2014 | Rating: 3.5/4 | Full Review…
  • Every scene does its job, tears flowing on cue.

    Feb 6, 2014 | Full Review…
  • Just when a viewer is lulled into believing "The Attorney" is a lighthearted comedy about a doofus of a lawyer, this powerful South Korean feature takes a sharp turn toward brutal political thriller.

    Feb 6, 2014 | Rating: 3/4
  • The Attorney features a powerful, energetic performance by Woo-Seok.

    Feb 6, 2014 | Rating: 4/4
  • The movie is carried by its rousing pro- democracy message and a lively performance from the versatile leading man ...

    Feb 6, 2014 | Rating: 3/4 | Full Review…

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