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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 Oldeuboi (2003), Ah-ga-ssi (2016) and Lady Vengeance (2005). See full bio »

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Known For

Oldeuboi
Oldeuboi Writer
(2003)
Ah-ga-ssi
Ah-ga-ssi Writer
(2016)
Lady Vengeance
(2005)

Filmography

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 2016 Ah-ga-ssi (screenplay)
 2014 A Rose Reborn (Short) (original by)
 2011 Paranmanjang (Short) (written by)
 2009 Thirst (screenplay)
 2008 Misseu Hongdangmu (screenplay)
 2004 Saam gaang yi (segment "Cut")
 2003 Oldeuboi (screenplay)
 2003 Yeoseot gae ui siseon (segment "Never Ending Peace and Love")
 2001 The Humanist
 1999 Simpan (Short) (writer)
 1997 Saminjo
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Alternate Names:

Park Chan-wook | Chan-uk Park | Chan-wuk Park | Park Chan Wook
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Did You Know?

Personal Quote:

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 »

Trivia:

Member of the 'Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences' (AMPAS) since 2016. 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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