Korean Film About 1997 Financial Crisis Draws 1 Million Viewers in Less Than a Week

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    December 03, 2018 09:28

    The Korean film "Default" has attracted more than 1 million viewers in just four days since its release.

    Set during the 1997 Asian financial crisis, the film dramatizes the back-room negotiations between the International Monetary Fund and Korean officials that led to the IMF's bailout of the country.

    The cast, which includes Kim Hye-soo, Yoo Ah-in and French actor Vincent Cassel, have received rave reviews for their performances.

    The film has proved to be popular among viewers who are old enough to recall the crisis, as well as younger people curious to learn more about it.

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