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Sympathy for Mr. Vengeance (복수는 나의 것)

복수는 나의 것

Directed by Park Chan-wook (박찬욱)

Screenplay by , , ,

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121min | Release date in South Korea :

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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  • THN's Korean Cinema Style Week 8: Park Chan-wook - "Sympathy for Mr. Vengeance"

    2013/01/18, Source,
    Next year will see three of South Korea's most commercially successful and critically acclaimed directors present their English language debuts. Kim Jee-woon ("THE LAST STAND"), Park Chan-wook ("STOKER"), and Bong Joon-ho ("Snowpiercer") have already proved themselves in their homeland, and here at THN we are taking a look back over their past efforts. Here's our first look at the films of Park Chan-wook, join us each week over the course of the next few months as we explore The Land Of The Morning Calm.  "Sympathy for Mr. Vengeance" Director: Park Chan-wook Year:  2002 Cast: Sin Ha-gyoon, Bae Doona, Song Kang-ho and Lim Ji-eun Plot: A deaf mute gets involved with black market organ dealers in order to supply his dying sister with a kidney. However, events soon spiral out of control to involve kidnapping, death, and vengeance on many levels. And so began one of the most intriguing trilogies ever put to film. Like many of the best trilogies, this wasn't a continuing story arc. Instead it was an examination of a specific subject, in this instance Vengeance,...More
  • 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
  • More Korean actors acting for Hollywood

    2012/12/26, Source,
    Tom Tykwer (from left) and Lana Wachowski, Bae Doona, Jim Sturgess, and Andy Wachowski pose for a picture before a press meeting to promote the Hollywood film Cloud Atlas at Sheraton Walkerhill Hotel in eastern Seoul on December 13 (photo: Yonhap News). Andy and Lana Wachowski, who are famous for making The Matrix series, recently came to Korea to promote Cloud Atlas, a sci-fi fantasy film adapted from a story of the same name by David Mitchell. They came along with director Tom Tykwer, Jim Sturgess, and Bae Doona, a Korean actress who has played multiple roles including Sonmi-451, a clone originally built to be a server in a restaurant,...More
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 Produced by
 Lee Jae-soon (이재순)
CJ Entertainment (CJ Entertainment)
 Baek Hyeon-jin (백현진)
 Lee Byung-hoon (이병훈)
 Lee So-yeong (이소영)
 Assistant director
 Kim Sang-beom (김상범)
 Kim Jae-beom (김재범)
 Lee Gye-byeok (이계벽)
 Production department
 Jeong Sik (정식)
 Production department
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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