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Chan-wook Park was born on August 23, 1963 in Seoul, South Korea. He is a director and writer, known for Oldboy (2003), Sympathy for Lady Vengeance (2005) and Sympathy for Mr. Vengeance (2002). See full bio »

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 2014 A Rose Reborn (Short)
 2013 Stoker
 2012 Day Trip (Short)
 2011 Night Fishing (Short)
 2009 Thirst
 2004 Three... Extremes (segment "Cut")
 2003 Oldboy
 2003 If You Were Me (segment "Never Ending Peace and Love")
 1999 Judgement (Short)
 1997 Saminjo
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Park Chan-wook | Chan-uk Park | Chan-wuk Park

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[on Sympathy For Mr. Vengeance] I wanted to make something that felt too real. I said from the start, "I want the film to be felt physically, not just emotionally." I wanted the audience to be tired when they finished the film. I wanted their bodies to be tired. I thought people would love that. I like that kind of experience. See more »


His films "Sympathy for Mr Vengeance", "Oldboy", and "Sympathy for Lady Vengeance" are widely known as the "Vengeance Trilogy". See more »


Characters in his films often use scissors to commit acts of violence. (Vengeance trilogy, Thirst, Stoker) See more »


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