A Reason to Live (Hangul: 오늘; RR: Oneul; lit. “Today”) is a 2011 South Korean film directed by Lee Jeong-hyang. It starsSong Hye-kyo as a director who forgives a teenage boy for killing her fiancé. It premiered at the 2011 Busan International Film Festival, and was released in theaters on October 27, 2011. It received 131,194 admissions.
|Directed by||Lee Jeong-hyang|
|Produced by||Four Seasons Sky Company|
|Distributed by||Lotte Entertainment|
|Running time||119 minutes|
Documentary filmmaker Da-hae (Song Hye-kyo) loses her fiancé by a hit and run accident on her birthday. But she forgives the criminal who was a 15-year-old boy based on her belief as a Catholic and signs a petition for him to revoke the juvenile’s death penalty. One year later, Da-hae is commissioned by the Catholic Church to make a documentary on the inhumanity of capital punishment. However, her moral convictions and desire to be compassionate are seriously questioned when she finds out that the teenage driver killed a classmate, not long after his reprieve