In a mental institution, Young-goon believes she is a cyborg and refuses to eat, ‘charging’ herself with a transistor radio. Read More »
Tag Archives: Chan-wook Park
Several of Korea’s most acclaimed filmmakers, including Park Chan-wook (OLDBOY), explore the nature of discrimination in this provocative anthology. Read More »
The Moon Is… the Suns Dream (1992) Chan-wook Park, Eun-hee Bang, Seung-Chul Lee, Hyun-Hee Nah, Crime, Romance, Thriller
A gangster in Busan is caught having an affair with his boss’s mistress. The two decide to run off with the organizations money, leading to dire circumstances. Read More »
Boksuneun naui geot / Sympathy for Mr. Vengeance (2002) Chan-wook Park, Kang-ho Song, Ha-kyun Shin, Doona Bae, Crime, Drama, Thriller
In Seoul, Ryu, a deaf worker has a sister who needs a kidney transplant. He tries to donate his own kidney to his sister, but his blood type is not compatible with hers. When Ryu is fired from Ilshin Electronics, he meets illegal dealers of organs, and the criminals propose that he give them his kidney plus ten millions Won to obtain a kidney suitable for his sister. Ryu accepts the trade, but he does not have money to pay for the surgery. His anarchist revolutionary girlfriend Cha Young-mi convinces him to kidnap Yossun, the daughter of his former employer Park, who owns Ilshin Electronics. However, a tragedy happens, generating revenge and a series of acts of violence.
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Oldboy is the revenge drama from Director Park Chan-wook. Based on a Manga comic it depicts the suffering path of a man who must deal with the never ending torment of having unknowingly made someone his enemy.
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