(백야행: 하얀 어둠 속을 걷다 , Baekyahaeng, Into the White Night) is a South Korean mystery thriller based on the original Japanese novel by Keigo Higashino and the screenplay by Park Shin Woo.
A pawnbroker’s son, Kim Yo Han, killed his father, which later lead to Lee Jia killing her mother when she found out that Yo Han had killed his father. Kim Si Hoo, a pawnbroker is found murdered in a remote town in a derelict building and Jia later changes her name to Yoo Mi Ho when she moves in with her aunt, where she grew a most beautiful and strange flower garden.
Almost fifteen years pass and detective Jo Min Woo discovers that it is related to a homicide case that occurred fourteen years earlier, where a woman had been suspected of murdering her married lover, a pawnbroker. Talking to the pawnbroker's widow and her son, Yo Han, gives no clue. Then Min Woo requests assistance from lead inspector Han Dong Soo, who was investigating this case fourteen years ago. Detecive Dong Soo remembers every fact as this unsolved case ruined his career and killed his son. Lead inspector Dong Soo decides to reinvestigate along with Jo Min Woo and Lee Si Yeong who come under suspicion but all of them have perfect alibis and the investigation comes to a standstill when two of them go missing. Yo Han matures into a murder and eliminates those who get in his way and tries to interfere with Mi Ho's life. He exists as her shadow, requiring nothing in return. Secretly they are still as close as ever living out separate lives. Mi Ho knows of Yo Han's crimes but looks away from them. And as their love grows, more crimes occur. As their sin grows, the inspector’s chase draws closer and closer, especially towards the truth that happened fifteen years ago.
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