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A Taxi Driver (택시운전사)

2h 17m Drama 2017

Director: Jang Hun

Cast: Song Kang-ho, Thomas Kretschmann, Yoo Hae-jin, Ryu Jun-yeol

Rating: Film intended for audiences 15 and over (15세 관람가)

(Underage audiences accompanied with a parent or guardian are allowed.)

In this powerful true story set in 1980, a down-on-his-luck taxi driver from Seoul is hired by a foreign journalist who wants to go to the town of Gwangju for the day. They arrive to find a city under siege by the military government, with the citizens, led by a determined group of college students, rising up to demand freedom. What began as an easy fare became a life-or-death struggle in the midst of the Gwangju Uprising, a critical event in modern South Korea.

(Synopsis courtesy of Well Go USA)

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