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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 (writer)
 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:

Basically, I'm throwing out the question 'When is such violence justified?' To get that question to touch the audience physically and directly - that's what my goal is. In the experience of watching my film, I don't want the viewer to stop at the mental or the intellectual. I want them to feel my work physically. And because that is one of my goals, the title 'exploitative' will probably follow ... See more »

Trivia:

His films "Sympathy for Mr Vengeance", "Oldboy", and "Sympathy for Lady Vengeance" are widely known as the "Vengeance Trilogy". 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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