About the film
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The President's Barber
Release Date: May 05, 2004
|Genres||:||History, Drama, Comedy|
|Production Companies||:||Barunson E&A, Showbox, Chungeorahm Film, Cineclick Asia|
|Producers||:||Choi Yong-bae, Choi Jae-won, Kim Hong-baek|
A well-meaning but politically naive barber gets pulled into the inner circle of the South Korean dictator Park Chung-Hee, with rather baleful consequences for his hapless family. This sharp political satire covers roughly twenty years in South Korean political history, from the viewpoint of the barber's son.