This hilarious epic movie will surely inspire all immigrant workers dreaming to be a part of Korean progress and history. From the director and writer Yook Sang Hyo of Choe Hoe Choi, and from producers Kim Bok Geum and Lee See Young, comes a story with a different point-of-view for the first time.
It shows how the immigrant workers sacrifice for the sake of loved ones who depend on them. However, there's another side of this story of people facing racism, loneliness, depression, unsafe work environment, including those illegally working in the South Korean Peninsula.
Kim In Kwon plays the role of Beng Tae Sik, an unemployed man pretending to be from Bhutan, who encountered a lot of hilarious situations while protecting his new identity in order to find a job. He kept changing his appearance and adopted a strange accent and ethnicity.
Baeng Tae Sik starts to gets along with his co-worker and even start to like the lovely Jang Mi from Vietnam who is also illegally working. Baeng Tae Sik begins to have a deep understanding of their situation and truly bonds with his co-worker. He becomes the president of a migrant workers' labor union and the best instructor of the Korean language to foreign workers. He joins a harmonic effort to win a local singing competition for his fellow workers. He sacrifices and protects them always against racism, loneliness, depression, and for those who are candidates for deportation.
This movie touches our hearts and teaches us a great lesson on achieving our dreams and uniting us in different ways as brothers. To love, help each other, and pursue our dreams in South Korea as immigrant workers.
Kim In Kwon was the best supporting actor in a dramatic role from the movie My Way in 2011 in a Film Award ceremony. In 2021, he becomes known as a supporting actor playing Man Bok, the royal chef in the Korean drama Mr. Queen. He starred in the first leading role in sleeper hit movies, He was the director and star in the 2002 short film, Shuski.
Kim Jung Tae has a box office hit movie Chasing in 2016 and also played the role of inmate Man Bun in Miracle in Cell 7. He was seen in the drama series When I was the Most Beautiful (2020), and Bad Guy (2011).
Shin Hyun Bin as Jang Mi performs the memorable role of a lovely Vietnamese worker. She's classy, graceful, charming, and smart. The actress made her acting debut in this film. She also appeared on the screen in the Korean drama Hospital Playlist as the third-year resident Jang Gyeo. She received the best new actress in Baeksang Arts Award in 2011.