Awl is based on same title original webcomic by Choi Kyu Suk which was first published from 2013-Dec-16 via “naver.com“. The webcomic is based on a true story. The incident occurred from 2007-July at an Emart retail store. Temporary cashiers were fired, which caused a sit-in protest that lasted for 510 days.
The drama tells the story of average workers, who silently work hard on each one’s own task. They finally pull together as a team to fight through a difficult and unfair situation.
- Drama: Awl (literal title)
- Revised romanization: Songgot
- Hangul: 송곳
- Director: Kim Suk-Yoon
- Writer: Choi Gyu-Seok (original comic), Lee Nam-Kyu, Kim Soo-Jin
- Network: JTBC
- Episodes: 12
- Release Date: October 24 – November 29, 2015
Lee Soo-In has the kind of temperament where he has to do the right thing no matter what. After his discharge from the military, he has worked at a large retail market. One day, his boss orders him to fire temporary employees at the store. Lee Soo-In refuses to do so and decides to join the labor union. He and the temporary employees struggle against unfair dismissals.
- Awl Torrent Files is based on webcomic “Songgot” by Choi Gyu-Seok (first published from December 16, 2013 via comic.naver.com/webtoon/). The webcomic is based on a true story. The incident occurred from July, 2007 at an Emart retail store. Temporary cashiers were fired, which caused a sit-in protest that lasted for 510 days.