Train to Busan (Korean: 부산행; Hanja: 釜山 行; RR: Busanhaeng) is a Korean zombie pandemic film directed by Yeon Sang-ho starring actors Gong Yoo, Jung Yu- mi and Ma Dong-seok . The film premiered at the Midnight Screenings area at the 2016 Cannes Film Festival on May 13. On August 7, the film set a box office record with more than 10 million tickets sold.
A man with his daughter and many other passengers are trapped on a high-speed train when the country is suffering from a zombie epidemic raging in Korea. The film revolves around survivors on the train from Seoul to Busan who struggle to reach the last safe city after Korea is infected by an unknown virus (source due to a leak from the YS biotechnology institute).
Seok-woo, a fund manager who has divorced his wife, is also a father who regrets having a young daughter named Su-an. For her birthday the next day, she wanted her father to take her to Busan to see her mother. We boarded the KTX 101 high-speed train at Seoul Station. Others on the same train included muscular husband Sang-hwa and pregnant wife Seong-kyeong, a high school baseball team, rich and narcissistic former director Yong-suk, two Elderly sisters In-gil and Jong-gil, and a homeless man is stressed.
As the train departed, a young girl in convulsions stepped onto the train with a leg wound. She turns into a zombie and bites a flight attendant, then the flight attendant turns into a zombie. Virus quickly spread throughout the train. Baseball player Yong-guk, a girl named Jin-hee, who fell in love with him, and a number of passengers fled to other cars. At that time on TV news about the zombie epidemic (but it called the riot) and the government forced to blockade across the country and Cheonan-Asan Station was invaded by zombies so the train ignored it. After the train stopped at Daejeon Station, survivors discovered the place was also filled with zombies, they rushed back to the train, splitting into groups in chaos. The train driver restarted the train to head straight to Busan, where quarantine was established.
Gong Yoo as Seok-woo
Kim Su-an as Su-an
Jung Yu-mi as Seong-kyeong
Ma Dong-seok as Sang-hwa
Choi Woo-shik as Yong-guk
Ahn Sohee as Jin-hee
Kim Eui-sung as Yong-suk
Choi Gwi-hwa as The Homeless Man
Jung Suk-yong as Train Driver
Ye Soo-jung as In-gil
Park Myung-sin as Jong-gil
Jang Hyuk-jin as Ki-chul
Kim Chang-hwan as Kim Jin-mo
Shim Eun-kyung as the runaway girl