About the film
paris, france dictator assassination washington d.c. based on novel or book 1970s seoul, south korea politics dictatorship based on a true story military dictator assassination of president korea president park chung-hee
The Man Standing Next
Release Date: January 22, 2020
|Production Companies||:||Hive Media Corp, Showbox, Gemstone Pictures|
|Producers||:||Kim Jin-woo, William Kim, Kang Sarah, Kang Kwan-ho|
|Writers||:||Woo Min-ho, Lee Ji-min, Kim Choong-sik|
In the 1970s, Korea is under the absolute control of the President Park who controls the KCIA, the organization with an edge over any branch of government. The director of KCIA, KIM Gyu-pyeong, is the seemingly most prospective second-in-command. In the midst of reign of fear, a former KCIA director, PARK Yong-gak who knows all about the government’s obscure operations, exiles to the U.S. where the investigation of ‘Koreagate’ is underway. As the tension escalates, the stifling political maneuvering by the all second-in-command’s unfolds.