Park Chan-wook

Korean Actor Park Chan-wook

Career Timeline

Park Chan-wook 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 The Vengeance Trilogy (Sympathy for Mr. Vengeance, Oldboy and Sympathy for Lady Vengeance). 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.

Birth Date
Age 56
Born
Seoul, South Korea
Occupation
  • Actor
  • Director
  • Writer
Film Industry

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Filmography

Year Movie Country Role Credit Ratings
2016 The Handmaiden South Korea Director, Writer 0.00
2016 The Truth Beneath South Korea Writer 0.00
2014 The Youth South Korea Yong-soo Actor 0.00
2013 Stoker United States Director 0.00
2009 Thirst South Korea Director, Writer 0.00
2008 Crush and Blush South Korea Passerby Actor, Writer 0.00
2006 I'm a Cyborg, But That's OK South Korea Director, Writer 0.00
2005 A Boy Who Went to Heaven South Korea Writer 0.00
2005 Sympathy for Lady Vengeance South Korea Director, Writer 0.00
2004 Three… Extremes Hong Kong, Japan, South Korea Writer, Director 0.00
2003 Oldboy South Korea Director, Writer 0.00
2003 If You Were Me South Korea Director, Writer 0.00
2002 A Bizarre Love Triangle South Korea Writer 0.00
2002 Sympathy for Mr. Vengeance South Korea Director, Writer 0.00
2001 The Humanist South Korea Writer 0.00
2000 The Anarchists Writer 0.00
2000 Joint Security Area South Korea Director, Writer 0.00
1997 Trio Director, Writer 0.00
1992 The Moon Is... the Sun's Dream South Korea Director, Writer 0.00

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