Pinterest
NewsLetter DailyWeekly
 
My HanCinema | Sign up, Why ? Your E-mail   Password    Auto| Help
HanCinema :: The Korean Movie and Drama Database, discover the South Korean cinema and drama diversity Contact HanCinema HanCinema on TwitterFaceBook HanCinema PageHanCinema on Twitter
The President's Barber (효자동 이발사)

효자동 이발사 (Hyo-ja-dong I-bal-sa)

Directed by Lim Chan-sang (임찬상)

Screenplay by

Chronicle

116min | Release date in South Korea :

Synopsis
SUNG Hanmo. He is a sole barber in Hyoja-dong, where the President lives. A rigged election by rounding off brings him a son (He gets married to Kyung-ja by forcing her that she has to give a birth to a baby over 5 months like rounding off.) 4.19 revolution restores his belief that a barber was originally the same with a doctor in the ancient time. After a military government is founded by 5.16 coup d'etat, the decree of hair cutting is announced and Hanmo's barber shop is packed with customers.

One day, an unidentified person appears at the shop and Hanmo happens to catch a spy from North Korea. This happening makes him appointed as the President's barber. Hanmo finally makes his way in life as the 'First' barber in Korea.

The President's Barber | Cast

The President's Barber | HanCinema Reviews

  • [HanCinema's Film Review] "The President's Barber"

    2013/11/01
    South Korea has an ambivalent relationship with former president Park Chung-Hee (here played by Jo Young-jin). On one end, he worked greatly to improve South Korea's economic status, and can easily be cited as the man most directly responsible for the country's current condition as a first world country, when only decades earliest it was one of the most impoverished on the planet. On the other, under his rule South Korea was a military dictatorship. And not an especially pleasant one either,...More

The President's Barber | News

Attention You're reading the news with potential spoilers, make them spoiler free, dismiss

  • "Ode to the Goose" Moon So-ri Poses With Husband, Director Jang Joon-hwan

    2019/02/25, Source
    Actress and director Moon So-ri from "Ode to the Goose" took a picture with her husband, director Jang Joon-hwan and shared it on her social media,...More
  • Song Kang-ho has an accumulated attendance of 100 million

    2017/08/14, Source
    Song Kang-ho is the creme of the crop in the Korean movie industry. The film "A Taxi Driver", which surpassed 8 million viewers in 13 days and stands at the threshold of the first 10 million film in 2017, depicts the painful history of the Gwangju Democratization Movement. It resonates with the audience with its thoughtful directing and story that touches the painful past. Above all, the reason why this movie was able to stay fast in the minds and hearts of audiences is the perfect performance of lead actor Song Kang-ho,...More
  • [HanCinema's Film News] New Korean Films Inbound...

    2014/10/04
    K-Films Coming Soon: ★★★ "Let's Go To Rose Motel 3 – Wandering": A playboy seduces then cheats on the wrong girl who then seeks revenge for the betrayal. (10/08) ★★★★ "Manhole": A serial killer who uses manholes to capture and hold his victims kidnaps a young girl's older sister, but can she save her before it's too late? (10/08) ★★★ "My Love, My Bride – 2014": A remake of Lee Myung-se's 1990 film that follows the life of a newly wed couple. (10/08),...More
  • [HanCinema's Film Review] "The President's Barber"

    2013/11/01
    South Korea has an ambivalent relationship with former president Park Chung-Hee (here played by Jo Young-jin). On one end, he worked greatly to improve South Korea's economic status, and can easily be cited as the man most directly responsible for the country's current condition as a first world country, when only decades earliest it was one of the most impoverished on the planet. On the other, under his rule South Korea was a military dictatorship. And not an especially pleasant one either,...More
12345678 2>

The President's Barber | Shopping

The President's Barber | VOD, Streaming and downloads

Netflix

The President's Barber | Pictures

  • The President's Barber's picture
    The President's Barber
  • The President's Barber's picture
    The President's Barber
  • The President's Barber's picture
    The President's Barber
  • The President's Barber's picture
    The President's Barber
  • The President's Barber's picture
    The President's Barber
  • The President's Barber's picture
    The President's Barber
  • The President's Barber's picture
    The President's Barber
  • The President's Barber's picture
    The President's Barber
SmallestSmallMedium Slideshow, Slider

View all 48 pictures for "The President's Barber"

The President's Barber | Links | Suggest a link

The President's Barber | Reviews

The President's Barber | Facts

 Produced by
 Choi Yong-bae (최용배)
Staff
 Jang Min-seok (장민석)
 Adaptation/Dramatization
 Han Seung-rim (한승림)
 Assistant director
 Jeon Woo-jae (전우재)
 Action team
 Kim Woo-taek (김우택)
 Production department
Technical Information
116 min 35mm Panoramic (1.85)
Web site
www.hyojadong.co.kr...
Videos
Trailer
Festival(s) & award(s)
Sales or release dates & Box Office
Release date in South Korea : 2004/05/05
 Korea, South - 2004/5/5

The President's Barber | Community

Your reviews

To participate to HanCinema, you must sign up or log in. Sign up, Why ?

Fan club  
  
Quick message
Message board

To participate to HanCinema, you must sign up or log in. Sign up, Why ?

Old message board

The President's Barber (효자동 이발사)

Subscribe to HanCinema Pure to remove ads from the website (not for episode and movie videos) for US$0.99 monthly or US$7.99 yearly (you can cancel anytime). The first step is to be a member, please click here : Sign up, then a subscribe button will show up.

Settings

Remove ads

Sign up

Sharing

Activate

Spoilers

Visible, hide

Learn to read Korean in 90 minutes or less using visual associations