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[Herald Interview] Lee Byung-hun talks about film on presidential assassination
[Herald Interview] Lee Byung-hun talks about film on presidential assassination
FilmJan 17, 2020
Upcoming film “The Man Standing Next” goes back to the darkest period of Korea’s democracy, actor Lee Byung-hun said at a press event in Seoul on Friday. Directed by Woo Min-ho, the movie tells the story of what may be the most shocking event of the 1970s and 1980s -- a presidential assasination. On Oct. 26, 1979, former President Park Chung-hee, who had been in power for 18 years, was killed by one of his closest confidants.  The film centers on the 40 days leading up to