The Exclusive: Beat The Devil’s Tattoo

The Exclusive: Beat The Devil’s Tattoo

Movie: The Exclusive: Beat The Devil’s Tattoo (English title) / Scoop: Liang Chen Murder Record (literal title)
Revised romanization: Teukjong: Ryangchensalingi
Hangul: 특종: 량첸살인기
Director: Roh Deok
Writer: Roh Deok
Producer: Han Jae-Rim, Song Jung-Min, Hong Ji-Yong
Cinematographer: Park Yong-Soo
Release Date: October 22, 2015
Runtime: 125 min.
Genre: Journalists / Suspense-Thriller / Comedy
Distributor: Lotte Entertainment
Language: Korean
Country: South Korea
Moo-Hyuk (Cho Jung-Seok) is about to lose his job and go through a divorce. He receives a memo by a serial killer and lands a scoop. Moo-Hyuk then learns that the memo is a phrase from the Chinese novel “Liang Chen Murder Record” and the scoop is a mistake.

Meanwhile, the newsroom, unaware of of the mistake, awaits for Moo-Hyuk’s report and the police are pressing for more information. Making things worse, a witness who is aware of the truth appears.

A murder case then begins following Moo-Hyuk’s false report.