Only his fourth film to date, director Lee Kyoo-man is back to impress with a cast led by Cho Jin-woo (Me and Me, Man Of Men) and Choi Woo-sik (Time To Hunt, Parasite) for his latest crime thriller, The Policeman’s Lineage. The film, based on Joh Sasaki’s 2006 novel and subsequent 2009 TV Asashi drama and which is currently repped for sales by Contents Panda, was previously dated for this year but is now set for a January 2022 Korean release, and with an official trailer and poster art to further seal the deal.
Min-jae who is a policeman from generation to generation has been ordered to investigate Kang-yoon secretly, who is the ace team leader of investigation team. Min-jae is appointed as the member of Kang-yoon’s team. Min-jae has belief of “If the police do something illegal even it has been occurred during the process of investigation, he is also a criminal.” But while Min-jae investigates Kang-yoon, he begins to resemble Kang-yoon who has belief of “The chase of crime should be justified even it’s illegal.” Will Min-jae be able to clear his private mission and arrest Kang-yoon that he trusts and admires?
Park Hee-soon (The Jesters: The Game Changers, Revenger), Kwon Yool (Champion, A Special Lady), Park Myoung-hoon (Parasite), and Lee Eol (Kim Ji-Young: Born 1982) also star.