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Chan-wook Park (I)


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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Filmography

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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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Alternate Names:

Park Chan-wook | Chan-uk Park | Chan-wuk Park
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Personal Quote:

[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 »

Trivia:

Was a student of philosophy at Sogang University in Seoul. See more »

Trademark:

Often uses computer generated effects to smoothen transitions between shots See more »

Nickname:

Mr. Vengeance

Star Sign:

Virgo

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