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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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[on Thirst (2009)] When you look at this film and look at the blood that turns the priest into a vampire, we don't know where this blood comes from. We don't know whose blood it originally was or we don't know why the pack of blood was put there and just like we aren't sure of these origins. Also at the end of the film the views on the future for these two characters are very contrasting and the ... See more »

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

Trademark:

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 »

Nickname:

Mr. Vengeance

Star Sign:

Virgo

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