After his father’s botched espionage mission, North Korean Myung-hoon and his young sister Hye-in are sent to a labor prison camp. In order to save his sister’s life, Myung-hoon volunteers to become a spy and infiltrates the South as a teenage defector. While attending high school in the South, he meets another girl named Hye-in, and rescues her when she comes under attack. South Korean Intelligence soon discover Myung-hoon’s activities and begin tracking him, all the while his own government sends a vicious assassin to eliminate him.
Terracotta Far East Film Festival, 2012
Box Office hit in South Korea
7 Million US $
"Park Hong-soo’s debut feature includes enough kinetic action sequences to satisfy genre fans."
THE HOLLYWOOD REPORTER
"Boilerplate shootouts and conflagrations get the better of the movie’s second half."
THE LOS ANGELES TIMES
"Tyro helmer Park Hong-soo handles wall-to-wall action, political intrigue and adolescent love with a relentless efficiency that befits his protagonist."