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
Promotion image

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

  • Yoo Hae-JinActor

  • Ryu Jun-YeolActor

  • Hun JangDirector