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

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

Numerous times I lie in bed at night and imagine the cruellest torture. I imagine the most miserable ruining of that person's life. After that, I can fall asleep with a smile on my face. As long as it stays in the realm of imagination, the crueller the better - that's healthy. I'd like to recommend it to you all as well. I hope my films can help in any small way to help your imagination become at... See more »

Trivia:

Was a student of philosophy at Sogang University in Seoul. 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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