Digital, Blu-ray and DVD Release: The Man Standing Next

Digital, Blu-ray and DVD Release Date: May 26, 2020
Price: DVD $19.98, Blu-ray $22.99
Studio: MPI

The Man Standing Next is a historical/thriller written by South Korea’s Woo Min-Ho and co-directed by Woo Min-Ho and Lee Ji-Min.

In the 1970’s, Korea is under the absolute control of the President Park (Lee Sung-min) who controls the KCIA, the organization with an edge over any branch of government.  The director of KCIA, Kim Gyu-pyeong (Lee Byung-hun), is the seemingly most prospective second-in-command.  In the midst of reign of fear, a former KCIA director, Park Yong-gak (Kwak Do-won) 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.
The unrated film is presented in Korean and English with English subtitles.

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Founder and editor Laurence Lerman saw Alfred Hitchcock’s North by Northwest when he was 13 years old and that’s all it took. He has been writing about film and video for more than a quarter of a century for magazines, anthologies, websites and most recently, Video Business magazine, where he served as the Reviews Editor for 15 years.