In this powerful true story set in 1980, a down-on-his-luck taxi driver from Seoul is hired by a foreign journalist who wants to go to the town of Gwangju for the day. They arrive to find a city under siege by the military government, with the citizens, led by a determined group of college students, rising up to demand freedom. What began as an easy fare becomes a life-or-death struggle in the midst of the Gwangju Uprising, a critical event in modern South Korea.

  • 2 hr 17 minNR
  • Aug 11, 2017
  • Drama
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Follow the Journey of A TAXI DRIVER

Though he enters dangerous territory, a taxi driver (Song Kang-ho) is greeted by the citizens of Gwangju with food and gratitude. Watch this preview of A TAXI DRIVER and get tickets for August 11.

Cast & Crew

  • SONG KANG-HOActor

  • THOMAS KRETSCHMANNActor

    Thomas Kretschmann was born in East Germany. Before becoming an actor, he was a swimmer. He has acted in several popular American movies, such as Resident Evil: Apocalypse (2004), The Pianist (2002), U-571 (2000), In Enemy Hands (2004), etc. He has three children, Nicolas, Stella and Sascha with his ex-girlfriend Lena.
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  • Yoo Hae-jinActor

  • Ryu Jun-yeolActor

  • HUN JANGDirector