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.
I don't know. I really didn't know. You said to follow, and then you sped off. I don't know the roads here. You know how hard I searched?
Yong-pyo: Hey, mister, that ain't so. People saw you take a U-turn.
Man-seob: Hey, Yong-pyo! Watch it!
Tae-sul: Would he really take off ...
Gwangju taxi driver: ...
The German passport contains the colour photo with face directly toward the camera. The German requirments were that the photo be in black and white, that the bearer turns his head slightly away from the camera, and that the ear be visible.
The photo did not show either metal riveted rings or crimped edges. Gluing the photo to the passport wasn't allowed.
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.
Korean, German, English, Japanese
$331,854 13 August 2017