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South Korean Movie ‘A Taxi Driver’ Enters 2018 Foreign Language Film Oscar Race

South Korean Movie ‘A Taxi Driver’ Enters 2018 Foreign Language Film Oscar Race

SEOUL, Sept. 5 (Korea Bizwire) — South Korean box office hit ‘A Taxi Driver’ has been selected by the Korean Film Council as a Best Foreign-Language Film entry for the 90th Academy Awards, the film’s distributor ShowBox announced on Monday. Submissions to the Foreign Language Film Oscar are limited to one film per country, which means [...]

‘A Taxi Driver’ Draws Over 6.5 mln Viewers on 11th Day

‘A Taxi Driver’ Draws Over 6.5 mln Viewers on 11th Day

SEOUL, Aug. 13 (Korea Bizwire) — A Korean film about a pro-democracy uprising in the country has surpassed 6.5 million in attendance as of the 11th day of its run, the film’s distributor said Saturday. “A Taxi Driver” hit the threshold Friday, becoming the fastest film to reach the milestone this year, according to Showbox. [...]

‘A Taxi Driver’ to be Released in North America, Australia, Britain in August

‘A Taxi Driver’ to be Released in North America, Australia, Britain in August

SEOUL, July 17 (Korea Bizwire) – A new domestic film on the 1980 pro-democracy uprising in Gwangju will open in English-speaking and other Asian countries following its domestic release next month, its local distributor said Monday. “A Taxi Driver” is set to open in North American countries on Aug. 11, Australia and New Zealand on [...]

A Taxi Driver: Gwangju Uprising From the Perspective of Outsiders

A Taxi Driver: Gwangju Uprising From the Perspective of Outsiders

SEOUL, July 14 (Korea Bizwire) – The South Korean historical drama “A Taxi Driver” opens with Seoul taxi driver Kim Man-seop (Song Kang-ho) hilariously singing along with an iconic popular song of the ’80s behind the wheel. It’s May 1980, several days before the bloody crackdown of a pro-democracy uprising in Gwangju, some 330 kilometers [...]