Default

Original name: 국가부도의 날

Director: Choi Kook-Hee

Release: November 28, 2018

Runtime: 114 min

Country: Korea

Genre: Crime, Romance

Cast

Kim Hye-Soo
as Han Shi-Hyun
Yoo Ah-In
as Yoon Jung-Hak
Heo Jun-Ho
as Gab-Soo
Jo Woo-Jin
as Vice-Minister of Ministry of Finance
Vincent Cassel
as Managing Director of IMF

Plot

Set during the IMF crisis in 1997.


Only one week left until South Korea will go under sovereign default. Han Shi-Hyun (Kim Hye-Soo) is a leader of the monetary policy team at the Bank of Korea. She was the first to predict the possible sovereign default. Han Shi-Hyun is then assigned to a crisis team. Yoon Jung-Hak (Yoo Ah-In) works in the finance field. He bets everything under the real possibility of a sovereign default. Gab-Soo (Heo Jun-Ho) struggles to protect his company and family during the crisis.