Not Rated | | Action, Drama, History
A widowed father and taxi driver who drives a German reporter from Seoul to Gwangju to cover the 1980 uprising, soon finds himself regretting his decision after being caught in the violence around him.
South Korea's submission to the Foreign Language Film Award of the 90th Annual Academy Awards.
You know... I earned some money in Saudi Arabia. But my wife got sick and I spent it all on hospital bills. At the end, my wife insisted that I buy that taxi. And the doctor said so, too, so I should look after our daughter. We could have tried more...
Before the end credits roll, a footage shows the real Jürgen "Peter" Hinzpeter speaking out his heart about the desire to meet Kim Sa-bok, the driver again in future.
In one of the Blu-ray versions, the title card and Korean intertitles have been omitted out.
Performed by Cho Yong-pil
Korean, German, English, Japanese
$331,854 (USA) (13 August 2017)
$1,527,829 (USA) (19 October 2017)
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