THE EXECUTIONER

GIPHENGJA

By Jin-Ho CHOI

MIROVISION / STUDIO BONANZA - as SALES All rights, World

Drama - Completed 2009

The story about the guards on death row and their agony.

    • Year of production
    • 2009
    • Genres
    • Drama, Action/Adventure
    • Countries
    • KOREA (South)
    • Languages
    • KOREAN
    • Duration
    • 97 mn
    • Director(s)
    • Jin-Ho CHOI
    • Synopsis
    • Jae-kyung who is new prison guard went through a severe entrance ceremony in a tough and strange jail. Jong-ho who is strict and even outrageous against inmates is making a tense atmosphere. Prison guard KIM who possesses mild and genial temper is at all times admired by co-worker and even inmates for treating prisoners like his family. Especially Sung-hwan who murdered three men long times ago but is humane and exemplary follows him like his own brother. Jae-kyung’s rigid thought gradually changes through benevolent KIM and Sung-hwan. One afternoon close to Christmas an order of execution came out. Except for Jong-ho who volunteers for execution team, nobody wants to be executioner.Eventually, the team was drawn by ballot. Jae-kyung is selected for that team.With the mixed feelings, Jae-kyung met his girl friend and she informed him of her pregnancy.Not ready for greeting new life and ending one’s life, can Jae-kyung solve a fate-like dilemma of life and death?
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