The Spy Gone North

Genre:  Drama
Running Time:  141 min.
Release Date: August 17, 2018 - Toronto, Vancouver, Coquitlam

Current rating: Rating: 4.50
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Cast: Hwang Jung-min, Lee Sung-min, Cho Jin-woong, Ju Ji-hoon


A gripping, fact-based spy saga about a loyal South Korean agent caught in the political vortex plotted by the ruling classes of two Koreas. In 1993 Korea, the only country where the Cold War continues, tensions surrounding the development of nuclear weapons escalate.

Seok-young Park, an army major in the South Korea military intelligence with the code name 'Black Venus' is assigned a mission to infiltrate the North Korean nuclear facility.

Director: Yoon Jong-bin
Studio: CJ Entertainment
Screenplay: Seong-hwi Kwon, Jong-bin Yoon

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  • 4 stars "First rate spy movie with sympathetic and vile characters on both sides of the border. We are not Korean, so we didn't get all the subtleties and references, but a gripping and involving movie nevertheless."