MACKOREA

By Hyeong-Ryeol KIM

MOUNTAIN PICTURES - as SALES / DISTR

Documentary - Completed 2012

People can put their personal assets on the market; do the same rules apply to national property?

    • Year of production
    • 2012
    • Genres
    • Documentary
    • Countries
    • KOREA (South)
    • Languages
    • KOREAN
    • Budget
    • 0 - 0.3 M$
    • Duration
    • 71 mn
    • Director(s)
    • Hyeong-Ryeol KIM
    • Synopsis
    • People can put their personal assets on the market. Do the same rules apply to national property?
      Putting ‘Korea’ up for sale has been a key national strategy since President LEE Myung-bak took office in 2008. Macquarie, Australia's biggest investment bank, has been actively buying assets in South Korea and making a huge fortune from investing in infrastructure deals including Incheon Grand Bridge, Woomyunsan Tunnel and Seoul Subway Line 9. MacKorea tries to probe into the murky relationships between LEE Myung-bak regime and the Macquarie reached into the very heart of Korean economy.
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