Period Mystery Noir Begins Production
Set shortly after the end of the Korean War in 1953 in the Myeongdong neighborhood of Seoul, Namsan, Poet Murder Incident
follows a criminal investigation into the murder of a poet that took place at the Oriental Café. The search for the killer centers on ten suspects, from the detective in charge of the case (KIM Sang-kyung
) to the boss (HEO Seong-tae
), the madame (PARK Sun-young
) and a regular customer (KIM Dong-young
) of the Oriental Café.
This project will mark the first feature outing for director KO Myoung-sung
, who previously helmed the short film As the Sun Sets
(2014). Namsan, Poet Murder Incident
will work towards a theatrical release at some point in 2019.