June 8 2021

Movie “Mogadishu” set for release this July

Movie “Mogadishu,” starring Kim Yun-Seok & Zo In-Sung, picks up a tentative July, 2021 release date in South Korea. The film is directed by Ryoo Seung-Wan (“The Unjust“) and is inspired by a real life incident that took place in Mogadishu, Somalia around January, 1991. The film was originally scheduled for release summer, 2020, but the Covid-19 outbreak caused the delay in the movie’s release.

Plot Synopsis by AsianWiki: Han Shin-Sung (Kim Yun-Seok) works as an ambassador at the South Korean Embassy in Mogadishu, Somalia. A civil war breaks out in the country. Han Shin-Sung, his wife, and embassy officials are trapped in the embassy building. Meanwhile, Kang Dae-Jin (Zo In-Sung) works as a councilor at the North Korean Embassy in Mogadishu. The North Korean Embassy experiences the same threat of violence as the South Korean Embassy. Han Shin-Sung and Kang Dae-Jin work together to get people from both embassies out of Somalia.

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