Lee Jung-jae, known for his starring role in the hit series The Squid Game and who will star in the upcoming Star Wars series The Acolyte, has directed, written and starred in the new international blockbuster of Korean cinema, Hunt (Hunt the Spy), which opens in theatres today.
Also starring actors Jung Woo-sung, Jeon Hye-jin, Hunt is a masterfully crafted thriller with suspense that keeps the viewer on tenterhooks until the very end.
South Korea, 1980. After the assassination of President Park by the Korean intelligence agency, the army is back in power. North Korea sees this as an opportunity for a future invasion and sends in one of its spies. Two high-ranking South Korean security officials are tasked with tracking down the infiltrator. And so begins a terrible race against time.