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"A gripping, if sometimes gratuitous, 90s-set tale of North and South Korea espionage” – Charles Bramesco, The Guardian In 1993 Korea, the only country where the Cold War continues, tensions surrounding the development of nuclear weapons escalate. Park Seok-young, an army major in the South Korea military intelligence with the code name ‘Black Venus’ is assigned a mission to infiltrate the North Korean nuclear facility. Seok-young disguises himself as a South Korean businessman working on a collaborative project with North Korea, and approaches Myung-woon, a North Korean high official based in Beijing. After laying down groundwork for years, Seok-young finally manages to win the North Korean ruling class’ trust and secure a contract for joint advertising. However, Seok-young soon discovers that both North and South Korea are making secret deals for their own interests for the 1998 South Korean presidential election.
Tuesday 1st January
Hwang Jung-min, Lee Sung-Min, Cho Jin-woong
Palace Electric Cinema