Park Chan-wook

23 Aug 1963

Director, Writer, Producer

Park Chan-wook (born August 23, 1963) is a South Korean film director, screenwriter, producer, and former film critic. One of the most acclaimed and popular filmmakers in his native country, Park is most known for his films Joint Security Area, Thirst and what has become known as The Vengeance Trilogy, consisting of 2002's Sympathy for Mr. Vengeance, Oldboy in 2003 and Sympathy for Lady Vengeance in 2005. His films are noted for their immaculate framing and often brutal subject matter.

In a May 2004 interview with The Hollywood Reporter, Park listed Sophocles, Shakespeare, Kafka, Dostoevsky, Balzac, Kurt Vonnegut and others as being influences on his career. In a later interview for Lady Vengeance, Park listed Alfred Hitchcock, Robert Aldrich, Ingmar Bergman, Sam Fuller, Roman Polanski and Kim Ki-young as cinematic influences.


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Filmography (11 titles)

(movie, 2016)
Genre: Thriller, Drama, Romance
Role: Director, Producer, Writer
(movie, 2014)
···A Rose Reborn
Role: Director
(movie, 2013)
Genre: Action, Science Fiction, Drama
Role: Producer
(movie, 2013)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Thriller
Role: Director
(movie, 2009)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Thriller
Role: Director, Producer, Writer
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Role: Director, Writer
(movie, 2005)
···친절한 금자씨
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Role: Director, Writer
(movie, 2004)
···Saam gaang yi
Genre: Horror
Role: Director, Writer
(movie, 2003)
Genre: Drama, Thriller, Mystery, Action
Role: Director, Writer
(movie, 2002)
···복수는 나의 것
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Role: Director, Writer
(movie, 2000)
···공동경비구역 JSA
Genre: Drama, History, Thriller
Role: Director, Writer