Three days before the truce in 1953, South Korean soldier Nam-bok (Sol Kyung-gu), who is delivering topsecret military documents, meets North Korean soldier Young-Gwang (Yeo Jin-goo), who picks up these very documents by chance. Young-Gwang is alone and in agony trying to go back up north with a tank he doesn’t know how to drive. Losing confidential documents means that one will have to face dire consequences. Sol Kyung-gu and Yeo Jin-goo are more fascinating than the movie’s storyline.
Recent winner of the Golden Leopard in Locarno, in which star Jung Jae-young also won the Best Actor prize—this is director Hong Sang-soo’s 17th feature-length movie. Being labeled one of Hong’s wittiest films to date, this is the film
to see if you’re a fan of his style.