Kim Yoon-seok (The Yellow Sea), Jo In-sung (A Frozen Flower), Heo Joon-ho (The Divine Weapon), Koo Kyo-hwan (Jane), Kim So-jin (Another Child), Jung Man-sik (Chronicle of a Blood Merchant), Kim Jae-hwa (Fasten Your Seatbelt), Park Kyung-hye (The Drug King), Yoon Kyung-ho (Okja)
WHO’S BEHIND THE CAMERA?
Ryu Seung-wan (The City of Violence), director, writer; Lee Ki-cheol (Assassination), writer; Jo Seong-min (film debut), Kim Jung-min (The City of Violence) and Park Su-jin (film debut), producers; Bang Jun-seok (The Battleship Island), composer; Choi Young-hwan (A Man Who Was Superman), cinematographer; Lee Gang-hui (A Fish), editor
WHAT’S IT ABOUT?
In 1991, the Somalian city of Mogadishu is being torn apart by civil war. Soon, the personnel and families residing within both the North and South Korean embassies must band together to try and escape the country before it is too late…
IN ONE SENTENCE, WHY SHOULD YOU BE EXCITED?
A critical and box office hit in South Korea, who also submitted the film for recognition in the International Feature Film Oscar category (which it unfortunately didn’t receive), this slick historical thriller is an intense ride that translates perfectly to curious audiences around the world.