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Sympathy for Mr. Vengeance (복수는 나의 것)

복수는 나의 것

Directed by Park Chan-wook (박찬욱)

Screenplay by , , ,

Detective Drama

121min | Release date in South Korea :

Synopsis
A father sets out to get revenge on a kidnapper who mistakenly kills his precious daughter… A deaf boy resorts to kidnapping to save his one and only sister who is dying of kidney trouble, after his efforts to find a transplant fail tragically. A psychological thriller on the change of human instincts against the backdrop of extreme emotions and situations

International Film Festivals
2004 Buenos Aires International Independent Film Festival ,
2005 Berlin Asia-Pacific Film Festival, Kaleidoskop
2003 Berlin International Film Festival ,
2002 Louis Vuitton Hawaii International Film Festival , Midnight Dark
2006 Paris Cinema , New Korean Cinemas
2005 Thessaloniki International Film Festival , Special Screenings
2004 Transilvania International Film Festival, Focus Korea
2002 Seattle International Film Festival ,
2002 Black Nights Film Festival ,
2005 Filmasia Film Festival , Tribute to director Park Chan-wook
2002 Bergen International Film Festival,
2002 Toronto International Film Festival ,
2002 Tokyo International Film Festival , Winds of Asia
2005 International Istanbul Film Festival , Korean Cinema
2003 Philadelphia International Film Festival, Danger after Dark
2003 Fantasia Film Festival , Faces of Korea
2005 Hong Kong Asian Film Festival , Special Presentation
2003 Udine Far East Film Festival ,
2004 Era New Horizons Film Festiva

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  • Korea to get first look at 'Stoker'

    2013/01/16, Source,
    Park Chan-wook, the homegrown talent behind the Vengeance Trilogy - "Sympathy for Mr. Vengeance" (2002); "Old Boy" (2003); and "Sympathy for Lady Vengeance" (2005) - will premiere his Hollywood debut piece "Stoker" on his home turf. Although it will be screened to some industry insiders at this year's Sundance Film Festival and at the International Film Festival Rotterdam, the thriller starring Nicole Kidman will open for regular cinema-goers in Korea on Feb. 28,...More
  • Bae Doo-na takes her career to the clouds

    2013/01/07, Source,
    Actress Bae Doona has made her English-language debut in the Hollywood epic "Cloud Atlas", winning acclaim for her role as the ethereal Sonmi-451.Provided by NEW The life of Bae Doona reads like a fairy tale. In 1998 at the age of 20, the now 34-year-old actress was scouted on the street to be a model. She was then spotted dozing off in an audition waiting room by director Bong Joon-ho and landed a lead role in Bong's debut feature "Barking Dogs Never Bite" (2000), which won her the Best New Actress Award at the Blue Dragon Film Awards. She went on to appear in productions by high-profile directors such as Park Chan-wook's "Sympathy for Mr. Vengeance" (2002), Bong Joon-ho's "The Host" (2006), and "Air Doll" (2009) by Japanese filmmaker Hirokazu Koreeda,...More
  • 'Cloud Altas' star talks Hollywood experience

    2012/10/31, Source,
    Actress Bae Doona appears in a scene from "Cloud Atlas". Wide Screen Media Group rated Bae as "the light the movie was looking for". Provided by Warner Bros LOS ANGELES - Bae Doona has played a host of unconventional roles. From a quirky lady who chases a dog serial killer in the film "A Higher Animal" (2000) to a sex doll that develops a consciousness and falls in love in "Air Doll" (2009), the model-turned-actress has proven her natural talents time and again. After working with famed directors Hirokazu Koreeda, Bong Joon-ho and Park Chan-wook, Bae found herself in Hollywood alongside American directors Andy and Lana Wachowski of "The Matrix" fame and German director Tom Tykwer,...More
  • (42) Park Chan-wook: Director with blood-coated lens

    2012/07/04, Source,
    Director Park Chan-wook, left, waves as he is awarded with actor Choi Min-shik for the grand prix for the film "Old Boy" during the award ceremony of the 57th Cannes Film Festival in Cannes on May 24, 2004. / Korea Times file By Andrew Salmon Tension and violence sell, but this may not be apparent to the vast majority of fans of "hallyu", the much-discussed "Korean Wave" of pop culture that has swept outward from the shores of the peninsula since, roughly, the turn of the millennium. The two standout genres of hallyu, in sales terms, are clearly K-pop and K-soaps. Of the former, Korean management companies have come up with a winning formula, churning out a range of cute, well-trained and above all wholesome boy- and girl-bands whose appeal is very different from the rebellious, opinionated, drug-spattered figures who stagger across the stage of Western rock 'n roll. Soap is similarly sugar-coated: Most dramas are centered upon pretty boys and pretty girls in pretty clothes and pretty houses/landscapes engaging in genteel, "no-sex-please-we're-Korean" romances,...More
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 Produced by
 Lee Jae-soon (이재순)
Distribution
CJ Entertainment (CJ Entertainment)
Staff
 Baek Hyeon-jin (백현진)
 Musician
 Lee Byung-hoon (이병훈)
 Musician
 Lee So-yeong (이소영)
 Assistant director
 Kim Sang-beom (김상범)
 Editor
 Kim Jae-beom (김재범)
 Editor
 Lee Gye-byeok (이계벽)
 Production department
 Jeong Sik (정식)
 Production department
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121 min 35mm Cinemascope (2.35)
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Release date in South Korea : 2002/03/29
 Korea, South - 2002/3/29

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