A taxi driver



In this powerful and 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 becomes a life-or-death struggle in the midst of the Gwangju Uprising, a critical event in modern South Korea.

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Official Submission for Best Foreign Language Film - Republic of Korea

Genre: Drama

Country: Republic of Korea

Year: 2017

Duration: 137 minutes

Director: Jang Hoon

Language(s):  Korean | English | German

Subtitles: English subtitles

Producer(s): Park Un-kyoung, Choi Ki-sup

Screenplay: Eom Yu-na

Cinematographer:  Go Nak-seon

Editor: Kim Sang-bum, Kim Jae-bum

Music: Jo Yeong-wook

Principal Cast:  Kang-ho Song, Thomas Kretschmann, Hae-jin Yoo

Dates & Times: October 26, 2017 1:00 PM

October 29, 2017 8:00 PM

Plays In:  ArcLight Cinemas - Culver City

Eventbrite - Asian World Film Festival - A TAXI DRIVER - Republic of Korea