Trailer [2]: ‘Escape From Mogadishu’


By   |  Jul 19, 2021

‘Escape From Mogadishu’ (모가디슈) is a 2021 South Korean action-drama directed by Ryoo Seung-Wan.

Based on real events, the film depicts the perilous escape attempts made by North and South Korean embassy workers stranded during the Somali Civil War in the 1990s. The cast includes Kim Yun-Seok, Zo In-Sung, Heo Jun-HoJeong Man-Sik, and Kim Jae-Hwa.

Synopsis: Han Shin-Sung (Kim Yun-Seok) works as an ambassador at the South Korean Embassy in Mogadishu, Somalia. A civil war breaks out in the country. Han Shin-Sung, his wife, and embassy officials are trapped in the embassy building. Meanwhile, Kang Dae-Jin (Zo In-Sung) works as a councilor at the North Korean Embassy in Mogadishu. The North Korean Embassy experiences the same threat of violence as the South Korean Embassy. Han Shin-Sung and Kang Dae-Jin work together to get people from both embassies out of Somalia. [Source: AsianWiki]

‘Escape From Mogadishu’ opens across South Korea on July 28, 2021.

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