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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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 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 Judgment (Short) (writer)
 1997 Saminjo
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Alternate Names:

Chan-uk Park | Chan-wuk Park
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When I was about to start Oldboy I was somewhat concerned about making two films on vengeance back to back. I even thought about refusing the project but my wife convinced me to by saying, 'If the story's interesting, isn't that all that matters?' Then reporters kept asking me about the two vengeance films and why I was doing them one after the other. It felt like they were criticizing me for ... See more »

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Turned down the chance to remake The Evil Dead. See more »

Trademark:

Frequently uses short, surreal fantasy sequences in which a deceased character will interact with a living one in the film's present (or vice versa). See more »

Nickname:

Mr. Vengeance

Star Sign:

Virgo

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