A TAXI DRIVER

By Hoon JANG

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Drama - Completed 2017

May, 1980. A taxi driver in Seoul drives a foreigner, a German journalist, down to Gwangju city for big money, not knowing his hidden agenda.

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Busan IFF 2017
Korean Cinema Today - Panorama
    • Year of production
    • 2017
    • Genres
    • Drama
    • Countries
    • KOREA (South)
    • Languages
    • KOREAN, ENGLISH
    • Budget
    • 10 - 25 M$
    • Duration
    • 139 mn
    • Director(s)
    • Hoon JANG
    • Writer(s)
    • Yuna EOM
    • Producer(s)
    • Un-kyoung PARK (The LAMP )
    • Synopsis
    • May, 1980. Man-seob (SONG Kang-ho) is a taxi driver in Seoul who lives from hand to mouth, raising his young daughter alone after his wife past away with high hospital bills behind. One day, he hears that there is a foreigner who’s willing to pay big money for a drive down to Gwangju city and back. Not knowing that the foreigner is a German journalist (Thomas Kretschmann) with a hidden agenda to investigate the strange rumors of Gwangju, Man-seob takes the job and the two start off on their journey together.
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