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Chan-wook Park was born on August 23, 1963 in Seoul, South Korea. He is a director and writer, known for Oldeuboi (2003), Ah-ga-ssi (2016) and Lady Vengeance (2005). See full bio »

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Known For

Oldeuboi
Oldeuboi Director
(2003)
Ah-ga-ssi
Ah-ga-ssi Director
(2016)
Lady Vengeance
Lady Vengeance Director
(2005)

Filmography

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 2019 The Little Drummer Girl (TV Mini-Series) (1 episode) (pre-production)
- Episode #1.1 (2019)
 2016 Ah-ga-ssi
 2014 A Rose Reborn (Short)
 2014 Go-jin-gam-rae (Documentary)
 2013 Stoker
 2012 Day Trip (Short)
 2011 Paranmanjang (Short)
 2009 Thirst
 2005 Lady Vengeance (as Park Chan Wook)
 2004 Saam gaang yi (segment "Cut")
 2003 Oldeuboi
 2003 Yeoseot gae ui siseon (segment "Never Ending Peace and Love")
 1999 Simpan (Short)
 1997 Saminjo
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Show Show Producer (8 credits)
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Show Show Self (11 credits)
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Alternate Names:

Park Chan-wook | Chan-uk Park | Chan-wuk Park | Park Chan Wook
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Did You Know?

Personal Quote:

[on Thirst (2009)] Yes it is true that I like film noir and there are elements of film noir to be found in this film as well, but the story borrows a lot of ideas from a French novel called "Therese Raquin" by a novelist Emile Zola. Some of these ideas that you might identify as being specifically film noir are already in that novel, so maybe it is that film noir writers are influenced by Emile ... See more »

Trivia:

Turned down the chance to remake The Evil Dead. See more »

Trademark:

Usually casts Kang-ho Song and Ha-kyun Shin as friends or enemies. (Joint Security Area, Sympathy for Mr. Vengeance, Sympathy for Lady Vengeance, Thirst ) See more »

Nickname:

Mr. Vengeance

Star Sign:

Virgo

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