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Chan-wook Park was born on August 23, 1963 in Seoul, South Korea. He is a director and producer, known for The Handmaiden (2016), Thirst (2009) and Oldboy (2003). He is married to Eun-hee Kim. They have one child. See full bio »

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Won 1 BAFTA Film Award. Another 64 wins & 58 nominations. See more awards »

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The Handmaiden Director
(2016)
Thirst Director
(2009)
Oldboy Director
(2003)
Lady Vengeance Director
(2005)

Filmography

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 2018 The Little Drummer Girl (TV Mini-Series) (6 episodes)
- Episode #1.6 (2018) ... (as Park Chan-Wook)
- Episode #1.5 (2018) ... (as Park Chan-Wook)
- Episode #1.4 (2018) ... (as Park Chan-Wook)
- Episode #1.3 (2018) ... (as Park Chan-Wook)
- Episode #1.2 (2018) ... (as Park Chan-Wook)
 2014 A Rose Reborn (Short)
 2014 Bitter Sweet Seoul (Documentary)
 2013 Stoker
 2012 Day Trip (Short)
 2011 Night Fishing (Short)
 2009 Thirst (as Park Chan-wook)
 2005 Lady Vengeance (as Park Chan Wook)
 2004 Three... Extremes (segment "Cut")
 2003 Oldboy
 2003 If You Were Me (segment "Never Ending Peace and Love")
 1999 Judgement (Short)
 1997 Saminjo
Show Show Producer (10 credits)
Show Show Writer (20 credits)
Show Show Actor (1 credit)
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Show Show Self (12 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:

I don't feel enjoyment watching films that evoke passivity. If you need that kind of comfort, I don't understand why you wouldn't go to a spa. 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:

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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