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The Man Standing Next (2020)

Namsanui bujangdeul (original title)
Not Rated | | Drama, History, Thriller | 24 January 2020 (USA)
In the 1970s Korea is under the absolute control of the president Park who controls the KCIA the organization with the edge over any branch of government.

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Min-ho Woo
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15 wins & 25 nominations. See more awards »

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Cast

Credited cast:
Lee Byung-Hun ... Kim Kyu-Pyeong
Sung-min Lee ... President Park
Do-won Kwak ... Park Yong-gak
Hee-joon Lee ... Kwak Sang-Cheon
So-jin Kim So-jin Kim ... Deborah Shim
Eric Bernard Eric Bernard ... The French henchman
Jerry Rector ... U.S. Ambassador to Korea
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Aïmen Derriachi Aïmen Derriachi ... French Gangster
Garrison Michael Farquharson-Keener ... Casino Dealer
Seo Hyun-woo ... Jun Doo-Hyuk
Hyun-Joon Ji Hyun-Joon Ji ... Ham Dae-Yong
Suk-Tae Joo Suk-Tae Joo ... Shin Ik-Chi
Min-Sang Kim Min-Sang Kim ... Chief of staff
Seung-Hoon Kim Seung-Hoon Kim ... Professor Im
Do-Guk Lee Do-Guk Lee ... Chief of protocol
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In the 1970s Korea is under the absolute control of the president Park who controls the KCIA the organization with the edge over any branch of government.

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Trivia

Official submission of South Korea for the 'Best International Feature Film' category of the 93rd Academy Awards in 2021. See more »

Quotes

President Park: ''A man's path isn't always filled with laughs, but a storm can not stop a man with determination"
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People are betrayed most by the person they trusted
28 April 2021 | by ramisaakterSee all my reviews

The movie is based on a political history and its backstage dark site. It is sad, South Korea had dictators which weren't that long time ago. But,however it is free from its dictators now, however it gained its desirable democracy.

I don't know how the movie portraits Kim as a patriot or as a traitor. But,his acting was amazing and other cast did a great job.


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Official Sites:

Official site [Japan]

Country:

South Korea

Language:

Korean | English | French | Japanese

Release Date:

24 January 2020 (USA) See more »

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Box Office

Opening Weekend USA:

$16,514, 26 January 2020

Gross USA:

$113,527

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$34,664,900
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Sound Mix:

Dolby Digital

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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