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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 & 59 nominations. See more awards »

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The Handmaiden Director
(2016)
Thirst Director
(2009)
Oldboy Director
(2003)
(2000)

Filmography

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 2018 The Little Drummer Girl (TV 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 (21 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:

[on Thirst (2009)] When you look at this film and look at the blood that turns the priest into a vampire, we don't know where this blood comes from. We don't know whose blood it originally was or we don't know why the pack of blood was put there and just like we aren't sure of these origins. Also at the end of the film the views on the future for these two characters are very contrasting and the ... See more »

Trivia:

Member of the 'Official Competition' jury at the 70th Cannes International Film Festival in 2017. See more »

Trademark:

Characters in his films often use scissors to commit acts of violence. (Vengeance trilogy, Thirst, Stoker) See more »

Nickname:

Mr. Vengeance

Star Sign:

Virgo

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