Psychokinesis (Korean Movie)

Psychokinesis (Korean Movie)Profile

  • Movie: Psychokinesis (English & literal title)
  • Revised romanization: Yeomryuk
  • Hangul: 염력
  • Director: Yeon Sang-Ho
  • Writer: Yeon Sang-Ho
  • Producer: Kim Yeon-Ho, Lee Dong-Ha
  • Cinematographer: Byun Bong-Sun
  • Release Date: January 31, 2018
  • Runtime: 101 min.
  • Genre: Comedy
  • Distributor: Next Entertainment World
  • Language: Korean
  • Country: South Korea


Suk-Hun (Ryoo Seung-Ryong) works a nondescript job as a bank security guard. One day, he suddenly gains psychokinesis powers. With that, he is able to control inanimate objects at will. Around this time, he receives a phone call from his estranged daughter Roo-Mi (Shim Eun-Kyung).

Roo-Mi has lived with her mother since Suk-Hun walked out on them. She now runs a fried chicken restaurant in a traditional market area. A construction company, controlled by the mafia, wants the restaurant and its neighbors out of there. Roo-Mi and the other tenants refuses. A confrontation takes place between the thugs and Roo-Mi and her mother. Roo-Mi calls her father to let her know what happened to her mother.

Suk-Hun believes he can make money by performing telekinetic tricks and wants to take care of Roo-Mi. He wants Roo-Mi to get out of the neighborhood where she is staying and move in with him, but she refuses. Can Suk-Hun save the neighborhood?


  1. Filming began April 17, 2017 and finished August 6, 2017 in Chuncheon, Gangwon Province, South Korea.
  2. 5 character posters for movie “Psychokinesis.”


Additional Cast Members:

  • Yoo Seung-Mok – Mr. Kim
  • Lee Jung-Eun – Mr. Kim’s wife
  • Kim Young-Sun – Shin Roo-Mi’s mom
  • Ye Soo-Jung – Mr. Jung’s older sister
  • Tae Hang-Ho – CEO Min’s subordinate
  • Kang Sang-Won


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