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

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Oldboy Writer
Lady Vengeance
Thirst Writer


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 2014 A Rose Reborn (Short) (original by)
 2011 Night Fishing (Short) (written by)
 2009 Thirst (screenplay)
 2008 Crush and Blush (screenplay)
 2004 Three... Extremes (segment "Cut")
 2003 Oldboy (screenplay)
 2003 If You Were Me (segment "Never Ending Peace and Love")
 2001 The Humanist
 1999 Judgement (Short) (writer)
 1997 Saminjo
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Alternate Names:

Park Chan-wook | Chan-uk Park | Chan-wuk Park | Park Chan Wook

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In our lives, we have good things and bad things, happiness and pain. Life is full of pain and happiness and that's what I wanted to show. See more »


Member of the Jury at the Venice Film Festival in 2006. See more »


Usually casts Kang-ho Song and Ha-kyun Shin as friends or enemies. (Joint Security Area, Sympathy for Mr. Vengeance, Sympathy for Lady Vengeance, Thirst ) See more »


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