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Chan-wook Park was born on August 23, 1963 in Seoul, South Korea. He is a director and writer, known for Ah-ga-ssi (2016), Sympathy for Mr. Vengeance (2002) and Thirst (2009). See full bio »

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Nominated for 1 BAFTA Film Award. Another 60 wins & 49 nominations. See more awards »

Known For

Ah-ga-ssi
Ah-ga-ssi Director
(2016)
Thirst
Thirst Director
(2009)
Oldeuboi
Oldeuboi Director
(2003)

Filmography

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 2019 The Little Drummer Girl (TV Mini-Series) (1 episode) (pre-production)
- Episode #1.1 (2019)
 2016 Ah-ga-ssi
 2014 A Rose Reborn (Short)
 2014 Go-jin-gam-rae (Documentary)
 2013 Stoker
 2012 Day Trip (Short)
 2011 Paranmanjang (Short)
 2009 Thirst
 2005 Lady Vengeance (as Park Chan Wook)
 2004 Saam gaang yi (segment "Cut")
 2003 Oldeuboi
 2003 Yeoseot gae ui siseon (segment "Never Ending Peace and Love")
 1999 Simpan (Short)
 1997 Saminjo
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Show Show Self (11 credits)
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Alternate Names:

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

In my films, I focus on pain and fear. The fear just before an act of violence and the pain after. This applies to the perpetrators as well as the victims. See more »

Trivia:

Decided to become a filmmaker after seeing Alfred Hitchcock's Vertigo. 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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