The Man Standing Next

The Man Standing Next


Original Title: 남산의 부장들

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In the 1970s, Korea is under the absolute control of the President Park, who controls the KCIA, the organization with an edge over any branch of government. The director of KCIA, KIM Gyu-pyeong, is the seemingly most prospective second-in-command. In the midst of reign of fear, a former KCIA director, PARK Yong-gak who knows all about the government’s obscure operations, exiles to the U.S. where the investigation of ‘Koreagate’ is underway. As the tension escalates, the stifling political maneuvering by the all second-in-command’s unfolds.

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Mystery & Thriller, Drama, History


1h 54min

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Lee Byung-hun
Kim Gyu-pyeong
Lee Sung-min
President Park
Kwak Do-won
Park Yong-gak
Lee Hee-jun
Kwak Sang-cheon
Kim So-jin
Deborah Shim
Seo Hyun-woo
Jeon Du-hyeok
Kim Min-sang
Jang Seung-ho
Kim Hong-pa
Ambassador Yun
Park Ji-il
Kim Gye-hoon
Ji Hyun-jun
KCIA agent Ham Dae-yong
Park Seong-geun
KCIA secretary Kang Chang-su
Lee Tae Hyung
KCIA agent Yoo Dong-hoon
Kim Seung-hoon
Professor Lim
Ju Seok-tae
Shin Ik-chi
Lee Yang-hee
Congressman Kim
Jo Hye-joo
College student
John D. Michaels
Congressman Harrington
Choi Woo-jun
Security Service