The Point Men movie review: Hyun Bin, Hwang Jung-min take on the Taliban in Korean retelling of 2007 hostage crisis in Afghanistan
2 months ago
2/5 stars Korean superstars Hyun Bin and Hwang Jung-min join forces to take on the Taliban in The Point Men , a dramatic retelling of a 2007 hostage crisis in Afghanistan.
Shot on location in the Middle East, with Jordan doubling for the war-torn nation, the film sees Hwang play a diplomat tasked with negotiating the safe release of 23 Christian missionaries who are seized by the radical Islamist group and held to ransom.
He is joined by Hyun’s seasoned National Intelligence Service agent, who pushes for a more aggressive response to what quickly becomes an international incident.
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