The Mayor 


Smashing the Korean weekend box office as the No.1 movie, with more than 904,000 admissions (USD 6.15 million) in the first week of its release, “The Mayor” is an exciting political drama you do not want to miss in 2017!  Director PARK In-je (“Moby Dick”, 2011) returned with “The Mayor” as his second film which features CHOI Min-sik (“Old Boy”, 2003; “Roaring Currents”, 2014) as the mayor of Seoul who is planning to run the office for the third term.  Join PARK and CHOI with an elite team of co-stars KWAK Do-won (“The Wailing”, 2016) and SHIM Eun-kyung (“Sunny”, 2011; “Miss Granny”, 2014) who together bring you into the political world of power, greed, fraud and even murder in this exciting thriller.

Byeon (CHOI Min-sik), the Mayor of Seoul while planning to run for mayor for the third term, -hints to his political party about his ultimate goal - the presidency.

Byeon teamed up with a crafty politician (KWAK Do-won) as his campaign manager for the re-election campaign. And a young advertising expert who is recruited as a prodigy (SHIM Eun-kyung) and a dark horse. But when Byeon’s opposing candidate stays in the lead, Byeon’s team starts to soil their hands with the dirty realities of politics – power, greed, corruption, or even murder to destroy the other candidates.




Cast: Choi Min-sik, Kwak Do-won, Shim Eun-kyung, Moon So-ri
Director: Park In-je
Duration (min) :

130min (TBC), Th/Ed

Version: Theatrical, Edited
Grade: PG-13
Genre: Drama
Language: Korean

Chinese & English/English





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