Trailer: ‘Default’


By   |  Nov 12, 2018

‘Default’ (국가부도의 날) is a 2018 South Korean drama directed by Choi Kook-Hee.

The film depicts the behind-the-scenes story of the IMF negotiations that took place during the financial crisis in 1997. The cast includes Kim Hye-Soo, Yoo Ah-In, Heo Jun-Ho, Jo Woo-Jin, and Vincent Cassel.

Synopsis: Only one week left until South Korea will go under sovereign default (the failure or refusal of the government of a sovereign state to pay back its debt). Han Shi-Hyun (Kim Hye-Soo) is a leader of the monetary policy team at the Bank of Korea. She was the first to predict the possible sovereign default. Han Shi-Hyun is then assigned to a crisis team. Yoon Jung-Hak (Yoo Ah-In) works in the finance field. He bets everything on the real possibility of a sovereign default. Gab-Soo (Heo Jun-Ho) struggles to protect his company and family during the crisis.

‘Default’ opens across South Korea on November 28, 2018.

Synopsis by AsianWiki.

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