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Silenced 2011

Silenced 2011

The hideous truth, concealed far too long.Sep. 22, 2011South Korea125 Min.Not Rated
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Based on actual events that took place at Gwangju Inhwa School for the hearing-impaired, where young deaf students were the victims of repeated sexual assaults by faculty members over a period of five years in the early 2000s.

Silenced (2011)

Kang In-Ho (Gong Yoo) is a newly appointed teacher at a school for the hearing-impaired in Mujin city. On the way to his new job he becomes involved in a minor car accident and takes his car to a local car repair shop. There his already wrecked car is bumped by a woman named Yoo-Jin (Jung Yu-Mi). Yoo-Jin is an employee at the Mujin Human Rights Center. On the first day at his new school, In-Ho meets the school’s principal and director of administration. They are an identical twins. The director of administration asks for a bribe of 50 million WON ($50,000 USD) to work at their school. In-Ho’s financial situation is already in dire circumstances. His daughter who is staying with his mother suffers from asthma. In-Ho’s wife has passed away. In-Ho makes a phone call to his mother asking for the money. She delivers the 50 million WON by taking out the deposit money for their home. While teaching the hearing-impaired students, In-Ho feels something strange about the kid’s distant appearances. On his way home, In-Ho notices one of his students Yoo-Ri sitting on the ledge of her dorm room window, which is several stories above ground. He rushes into the dorm building and makes it into Yoo-Ri’s room to pull her away from the window. Yoo-Ri then leads In-Ho to a door down the hall and stops. In-Ho goes into the room and sees the superintendent of the dormitory beating a male student named Yeon-Doo. In-Ho is shocked by the brutality and eventually takes Yeon-Doo to the hospital. In-Ho also makes a phone call to Yoo-Jin, the lady from the huma rights center who bumped into him earlier, and asks her to come to the hospital. Soon, In-Ho and Yoo-Jin uncover unfathomable actions committed by the school’s faculty against the students. Their work to break the children’s silence is only beginning. Meanwhile, In-Ho feels his own pressures to stay silent as his new job already cost his family their home’s deposit money and medical bills are piling up for his daughter.

Silenced 2011
Silenced 2011
Silenced 2011
Silenced 2011
Silenced 2011
Original title 도가니
IMDb Rating 8 17,215 votes
TMDb Rating 8.083 422 votes

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Cast

Gong Yoo isKang In-ho
Kang In-ho
Jung Yu-mi isSeo Yoo-jin
Seo Yoo-jin
Kim Hyun-soo isKim Yeon-doo
Kim Yeon-doo
Jung In-seo isJin Yoo-ri
Jin Yoo-ri
Baek Seung-hwan isJeon Min-soo
Jeon Min-soo
Jang Gwang isPrincipal / Principal's Brother
Principal / Principal's Brother
Kim Joo-ryoung isYoon Ja-ae
Yoon Ja-ae
Kim Min-sang isPark Bo-hyeon
Park Bo-hyeon
Lim Hyun-sung isYoung-hoon
Young-hoon
Jeon Kuk-hwan isAttorney Hwang
Attorney Hwang

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