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Release Date:
29 July 2005 (South Korea) See more »
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Tagline:
Lee Geum-Ja, have mercy on us... See more »
Plot:
After a thirteen-year imprisonment for the kidnap and murder of a six-year-old boy, Guem-Ja Lee seeks... See more » | Full synopsis »
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Awards:
11 wins & 12 nominations See more »
User Reviews:
Brilliant ending for the revenge trilogy See more (131 total) »

Cast

  (in credits order)

Yeong-ae Lee ... Geum-ja Lee

Min-sik Choi ... Mr. Baek
Shi-hoo Kim ... Geun-shik
Yea-young Kwon ... Jenny
rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Tony Barry ... StepFather, Australian
Anne Cordiner ... StepMother, Australian
Su-hee Go ... Ma-nyeo

Hye-jeong Kang ... Tv announcer

Bu-seon Kim ... So-young Woo

Byeong-ok Kim ... Preacher
Dae-yeon Lee ... Prison head

Seung-shin Lee ... Yi-jeong Park (as Seung-Shin Lee)
Su-gyeong Lim ... A prison officer
Il-woo Nam ... Detective Choi

Dal-su Oh ... Mr. Chang
Kwang-rok Oh ... Se-hyun's Father
Mi-ran Ra ... Su-hee Oh
Seung-wan Ryoo ... A passerby
Yeong-ju Seo ... Yang-hee Kim

Ha-kyun Shin ... A hired assassin 2

Kang-ho Song ... A hired assassin 1

Jin-seo Yoon ... A prisoner

Ji-tae Yu ... A grown-up Won-mo

Directed by
Chan-wook Park  (as Park Chan Wook)
 
Writing credits
(in alphabetical order)
Seo-Gyeong Jeong 
Chan-wook Park 

Produced by
J.J. Harris .... producer
Yeong-wook Jo .... producer
Beth Kono .... producer
Chun-yeong Lee .... producer
June Lee .... associate producer
Miky Lee .... executive producer
Tae-hun Lee .... producer
 
Original Music by
Seung-hyun Choi 
 
Cinematography by
Chung-hoon Chung 
 
Film Editing by
Jae-beom Kim 
Sang-beom Kim 
 
Casting by
Ju-yeol Lee 
 
Production Design by
Hwa-seong Jo 
 
Art Direction by
Hwa-sung Cho 
Hyeon-Seok Choi 
Ji-hyeong Han 
Synderela Peng  (as Synderella Peng)
 
Set Decoration by
In-ho Oh 
 
Costume Design by
Sang-gyeong Jo 
 
Makeup Department
Hee Eun Lee .... special makeup effects artist
Jong-hee Song .... makeup department head
 
Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Min-woo Seok .... assistant director
 
Sound Department
Chang-seop Kim .... sound
Seok-weon Kim .... sound
Seung-cheol Lee .... sound
 
Special Effects by
Gwang-su Kim .... special effects
Tae-eui Kim .... special effects
Yeong-il Yu .... special effects
 
Visual Effects by
Sung-jin Jung .... visual effects supervisor
Jeon-hyeong Lee .... visual effects supervisor
Ju-won Lee .... digital compositor
Il Hwan Na .... visual effects artist
Zachary Quinn Scheuren .... main title editor: yU+co
 
Editorial Department
Soojin Chung .... production editor
Jae-Min Han .... colorist
Yong-gi Lee .... colorist
 
Music Department
Yeong-wook Jo .... music director
 
Other crew
June Lee .... title producer
Synderela Peng .... title designer (as Synderella Peng)
Ryan Robertson .... main title producer
Garson Yu .... title designer
Roland Yu .... title designer
 

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Additional Details

Also Known As:
"Chinjeolhan geumjassi" - South Korea (original title)
"My Lady Vengeance" - Hong Kong (English title) (DVD box title)
"Shed Tears for Lady Vengeance" - Philippines (English title) (DVD title)
"Sympathy for Lady Vengeance" - Asia (English title) (imdb display title)
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MPAA:
Rated R for strong violent content - some involving children, and some sexuality
Runtime:
112 min | Argentina:112 min (Mar del Plata Film Festival)
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Did You Know?

Trivia:
Several actors on this film, specially the ones portraying the relatives of the dead children, also appeared on Boksuneun naui geot (2002) and/or Oldboy (2003), the previous parts of the Vengeance Trilogy.See more »
Quotes:
Geum-ja Lee:Listen carefully. Everyone make mistakes. But if you committed a sin, you have to make an atonement for that sin. Atonement, do you know what that means? Big Atonement for big sins. Small Atonement for small sins.See more »
Movie Connections:
Referenced in Misfortune County (2015)See more »
Soundtrack:
Frère JacquesSee more »

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43 out of 68 people found the following review useful.
Brilliant ending for the revenge trilogy, 8 January 2006
Author: marking50 from Spain

There I was, in Sitges' film festival, in Barcelona, where one year ago Chan-Wook Park had won his prize for the great masterpiece Old Boy. This time he was presenting his last movie "Sympathy for Lady Vengeance" to end the revenge trilogy.Everyone was waiting for the movie to start, all Park's fans and the lady at the festival announced the director's arrival. There he came in, the Korean director with the translator, trying to explain the meaning of his surname in Korean, and talking about loads of stuff - except the movie. Finally he thanked people for making his movie Old Boy "win a lot of money". I think is this personality that makes Park's movies so special. Just like this last one, its a beautiful bizarre movie, like its creator. The audience was already amazed with the starting credits of unusual beauty that just took the breath away from all audience and guarantied that the movie was going to be something different. Truth is that the movie is different, at least more different than his early Old Boy. This time he had created a movie where the story didn't count as much, but maybe the visual side of it, images that contain so much beauty that just makes the movie already worthy of seeing. The story is also really good, charged with all sort of surrealism and irony that makes it extremely interesting. Also, this time the director had treated vengeance with another style, more beautifully and also comprehensive, accomplishing that the audience can identify themselves with the main character, Geumja. When it was ended, the movie received a warmly applause from an audience, including myself, that hadn't been disappointed and that thought the director had done a great and bizarre job to end his trilogy.

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