The President’s Barber is available in: Korean on Netflix USA

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A well-meaning but politically naive barber gets pulled into the inner circle of the South Korean dictator Park Chung-Hee, with rather baleful consequences for his hapless family. This sharp political satire covers roughly twenty years in South Korean political history, from the viewpoint of the barber's son.


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The President's Barber (2004)
Rating: 7.0/10 (473 votes)
Director: Chan-sang Lim
Writer: Min-seok Jang Chan-sang Lim
Stars: Kang-ho Song So-ri Moon Jae-eung Lee Yeong-jin Jo
Runtime: 116 min
Rated: N/A
Genre: Comedy Drama
Released: 05 May 2004
Plot: Follows a president's barber, his wife, and their only son through four decades of tumultuous Korean history.