The Executioner [K-Movie]

Premiering at the 14th Pusan (Busan) International Film Festival (PIFF), 'The Executioner' imagines what would happen if the death penalty were resumed. Unfortunately, the process involves more than just greasing up the rusty execution equipment. On the final day, executioners discover that they are not simply carrying out a routine but changing the course of life. They continue the grueling job, but something in the executioners' hearts bother them as time goes by.

Jo Jae-Hyeon - Jong-ho Bae
Yun Gye-Sang - Jae-kyeong Oh
Park In-Hwan
Cho Sung-Ha
Cha Soo-Yeon - Jae-kyeong Oh's girlfriend
Kim Bong-Gun
Kim Gun - Jin-Seok
Jung Min-Sung - prison physician
Kim Won-Hae - prisoner convicted of fraud

Movie: The Executioner
Revised romanization: Jiphaengja
Hangul: 집행자
Genre: Drama
Director: Choi Jin-Ho
Producer: David Cho
World Premiere: October 9, 2009 (Pusan International Film Festival)
Release Date: November 5, 2009
Runtime: 98 min.
Language: Korean
Country: South Korea


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