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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 Ah-ga-ssi (2016), Thirst (2009) and Sympathy for Mr. Vengeance (2002). See full bio »

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Won 1 BAFTA Film Award. Another 60 wins & 49 nominations. See more awards »

Known For

Ah-ga-ssi
Ah-ga-ssi Director
(2016)
Thirst
Thirst Director
(2009)
Oldeuboi
Oldeuboi Director
(2003)

Filmography

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 2019 The Little Drummer Girl (TV Mini-Series) (1 episode) (filming)
- 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 (as Park Chan-wook, directed by)
 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
Show Show Writer (20 credits)
Show Show Producer (8 credits)
Show Show Thanks (1 credit)
Show Show Self (11 credits)
Show Show Archive footage (2 credits)

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Alternate Names:

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

Personal Quote:

Basically, I'm throwing out the question 'When is such violence justified?' To get that question to touch the audience physically and directly - that's what my goal is. In the experience of watching my film, I don't want the viewer to stop at the mental or the intellectual. I want them to feel my work physically. And because that is one of my goals, the title 'exploitative' will probably follow ... See more »

Trivia:

Met wife at a university film club in the '80s. 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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