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On October 26, 1979, President Park Chung-hee, who had ruled South Korea since 1961, was assassinated by his director of intelligence. The film depicts the events of that night…
2005 | Directors' Fortnight
The story is just a vehicle for an absurdist satire. I would compare it to Strangelove for the politics.
Le film se situe délibérément dans le registre du thriller politique sans pourtant en posséder toutes les qualités, ni dans la rigueur ni dans l'intérêt attendus, espérés... www.cinefiches.com
It's an interesting watch for further insights about history and politics behind the event, but aside from being informative (as much as it could be, having in mind that real event is still a mystery), it leaves a lot to be desired.
Genius black comedy (and based on true events) which one can only expect from Korea.