A Taxi Driver Poster

Release Date: August 11th, 2017

Not Yet Rated|2 hr 17 min

Plot Summary
In 1980, a foreign journalist hires a down-on-his-luck taxi driver to take him to Gwangju, South Korea. They soon arrive to find a city under siege by student protesters and the military.

Cast: Song Kang-ho, Thomas Kretschmann

Genres: Historical drama

Distributors: Well Go USA

Ratings & Reviews

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  • In unexpected and wonderfully satisfying ways, A Taxi Driver taps into the symbiotic relationship between foreign correspondents and locals, particularly in times of crisis. show more

  • A Taxi Driver is a Korean epic, a tipping point in the history of South Korea. A little old-fashioned and a touch melodramatic, it’s still a compelling Korean “Year of Living Dangerously.” show more

  • A Taxi Driver can over-reach towards its final chase sequences, which enter the realm of fantasy, but they’re not enough to de-rail this fine film. show more

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