Taeksi woonjunsa is a 2017 Korean-language Action Drama motion picture written by Eom Yu-na and directed by Jang Hoon and produced by Park Un-kyoung and Choi Ki-sup under the banner of The Lamp. May 1980. A Seoul taxi driver named Man-seob (SONG Kang-ho) comes across an offer too good to be true. If he drives a foreign passenger from Seoul down to Gwangju and back again before the curfew, he'll be paid the unthinkable sum of 100,000 won - enough to cover several months of unpaid rent. Without stopping to ask the details, he picks up the German reporter Peter (Thomas Kretschmann) and sets off along the highway. Although stopped by police roadblocks at the edge of Gwangju, Man-seob is desperate to earn his taxi fare, and eventually manages to find a way into the city. There they encounter students and ordinary citizens taking part in large-scale demonstrations against the government. Man-seob, alarmed by the danger in the air, pleads with Peter to go quickly back to Seoul. But Peter ignores him, and with the help of a university student Jae-sik (RYU Jun-yeol) and a Gwangju taxi driver named HWANG (YOO Hai-jin), begins shooting with his news camera. As time passes the situation grows and serious, and Man-seob keeps thinking of his young daughter at home all alone. Written by Showbox. Taeksi woonjunsa stars Song Kang-ho, Thomas Kretschmann, Kang-ho Song, Hae-jin Yoo, Jun-yeol Ryu, Hyuk-kwon Park and Do-hyun Sung. The music was composed by Jo Yeong-wook. Cinematography was done by Go Nak-seon and editing by Kim Sang-bum and Kim Jae-bum. The motion picture has a running time of 137 minutes. It was released on 7th December 2017 in Korean,English and German languages. Taeksi woonjunsa was made on a budget of $15 billion and at the box office it grossed only $88 million. Distribution rights for the film were acquired by Showbox.
Korean, German, English, Japanese
Action , Drama , History
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