Stoker is Chan-wook Park’s American film debut. Destroy the Brain was fortunate enough to sit in on a roundtable interview with the director and his translator. Stoker stars Mia Wasikowska, Dermot Mulroney, Nicole Kidman and Matthew Goode. If you are in St. Louis, Stoker will be opening on March 15th at the Landmark Tivoli Theater.
[Editor's Note: Since this one of the first times we are publishing a roundtable interview, we have included all the questions asked with ours, the last question, highlighted. I have reworded all responses to make them sound like Mr. Park personally answered them instead of through his translator.]
Your film Stoker is being compared to being on par with the masterful director Alfred Hitchcock. How does the comparison make you feel and of his work, has any of any of it influenced you in your career and on the set of Stoker?
The film that made me decide to become a filmmaker in the first place is the film Vertigo. Vertigo, to me, is synonymous with Hitchcock. For me, Vertigo is Hitchcock’s representative work. When I first started out studying film, I drew a great influence from Hitchcock. Of course, »
- Andy Triefenbach
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