The Point Men

The Point Men


Total votes: 6

Director: Im Soon Rye

Screenwriter: Ahn Young Soo

Release Date: Jan 18, 2023

Duration: 1 hr. 48 min.

Year: 2023

Rank: #39558

Country: South Korea

Native Title: 교섭

Content Rating: 13+ – Teens 13 or older

Alternative Titles: Gyoseob, Negotiation, Bargaining, The Point Man

Genre: Drama


An extremist Taliban group takes a group of Korean tourists hostage in Afghanistan. The Korean government dispatches Jae Ho, known as one of Korea’s most skilled diplomats, to handle the situation. Once he arrives, he asks for the Afghan government’s cooperation and uses every means possible to free the hostages. However, Jae Ho’s efforts are in vain. Due to his failure, he’s forced to work with Dae Sik, a special agent whois an expert on the Middle East. As they begin making their move to get to the Taliban, the first hostage death occurs. With nowhere else to turn, the two become unlikely allies in a race against time to save the rest of the hostages.

(Source: HanCinema)

~~ Based on the true events of the Korean hostage crisis in Afghanistan.


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