Byun Sung-hyun / Korea


Cinemes Girona

03-11-2022, 22:00 h.

Film Information

Year: 2022

Duration: 123'

Language: VOSE

Genre: Drama


Dreaming of changing the world, Seo Chang-dae takes part in Kim Woon-beom’s political campaign. To compete with the ruling party, Seo adopts a very aggressive propaganda campaign, and makes Kim become the strongest candidate of the opposition party. The ambitious Seo believes that unjustified means is necessary for politics. But Kim does not believe the same and advocates honesty. While their conflict deepens, the ruling party secretly contacts Seo to win the upcoming presidential election.


After graduating from the Seoul Institute of the Arts, Byun Sung-hyun (South Korea, 1980) made the medium-length film Real (2005) and the short film Moviestar (2006). He made his name in the Korean film industry with his feature debut The Beat Goes On (2010). Byun continued to explore the lives of young people in today’s Korea with the romantic comedy Watcha Wearin’ (2012), which was a box office hit. Subsequently, The Merciless (2016) was also critically acclaimed in the Midnight Screenings section of the Cannes Film Festival.