When Park Jong-chul, a 21-year-old activist and linguistics student at Seoul National University, died in 1987 when he was interrogated by the Department of Anti-Communist Investigations about the whereabouts of the campus leader and his "revolutionary" colleague. , no one expected that the South Korean political landscape was about to change forever ... The film forces you to feel frustrated, angry and emotional. It will also make you question the current world of politics and make you wonder how much we could do to change it. Its cultural significance, direct delivery and making viewers think, and think again, make 1987: When the day comes, a powerful and thrilling political thriller that will remain in the minds of the viewers for a while.