The Man Standing Next (2020) : In the 1970s, Korea is under the absolute control of the President Park who controls the KCIA, the organization with an edge over any branch of government. The director of KCIA, KIM Gyu-pyeong, is the seemingly most prospective second-in-command. In the midst of reign of fear, a former KCIA director, PARK Yong-gak who knows all about the government’s obscure operations, exiles to the U.S. where the investigation of ‘Koreagate’ is underway. As the tension escalates, the stifling political maneuvering by the all second-in-command’s unfolds.
|Release Date||:||Jan 22, 2020|
|Production Company||:||Hive Media Corp, Showbox, Gemstone Pictures|
|Production Countries||:||South Korea|
|Casts||:||Lee Byung-hun, Lee Sung-min, Kwak Do-won, Lee Hee-joon, Kim So-jin, Seo Hyun-woo, Kim Min-sang, Kim Hong-pa, Park Ji-il, Ji Hyeon-jun, Park Seong-geun|
|Plot Keywords||:||paris, france, usa, dictator, assassination, washington d.c., based on novel or book, 1970s, seoul, politics, dictatorship, based on a true story, military dictator, assassination of president, korea president, park chung-hee|