Warner Bros. is gearing up for the release of their second Korean production Single Rider. Featuring Lee Byung-hun, Kong Hyo-jin and Ahn So-hee, the film marks the directing debut of director Lee Joo-young and will be released domestically in February.
Lee Byung-hun, who is currently on screens in the action-thriller Master, features as a branch manager who visits his family in Australia after losing everything, only to find another shocking truth. Kong Hyo-jin, who recently starred in the thriller Missing, plays Lee’s wife, an ex-violinist who lives in Australia with their son. Ahn So-hee, who appeared in a supporting role in the breakout hit Train to Busan, features as a student who goes to Australia on a working holiday.
Jae-hoon (played by Lee Byung-hun) is at the brink of losing everything when his company goes bankrupt. Overwhelmed by despair, he takes an impulsive trip to Australia where his wife Soo-jin (Kong Hyo-jin) and his son Jin-woo live for his son’s education. Upon arrival, Jae-hoon finds his wife and son living ever so happily in his absence, and becomes suspicious of affectionate relationship between his wife and her Australian neighbor Kris. Startled by the situation, Jae-hoon decides to watch them from a distance instead of approaching them and eventually witnesses the evidence of Soo-jin’s affair. As his trip nears its unexpected end, Jae-hoon gets a chance to look back on his life and finally confront a shocking truth that shatters what he has stood for.
Additional sources: HanCinema, KoBiz