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Park Chan-wook (born August 23, 1963 in Tanyan) is a South Korean director and screenwriter. One of the most acclaimed and popular filmmakers in his native country, Park is internationally renowned for what has become known as his "vengeance trilogy", consisting of 2002's Sympathy for Mr. Vengeance, Oldboy in 2003 and Sympathy for Lady Vengeance in 2005.

In a May 2004 interview with The Hollywood Reporter, when asked who his influences are, Park's response was: Sophocles, Shakespeare, Kafka, Dostoevsky, Balzac, Kurt Vonnegut and others.



Year Film Credited as
Director Writer Producer
1992 The Moon Is... the Sun's Dream Template:Yes Template:Yes Template:No
1997 Trio Template:Yes Template:Yes Template:No
2000 Anarchists Template:No Template:Yes Template:No
Joint Security Area Template:Yes Template:Yes Template:No
2001 The Humanist Template:No Template:Yes Template:No
2002 Sympathy for Mr. Vengeance Template:Yes Template:Yes Template:No
A Bizarre Love Triangle Template:No Template:Yes Template:No
2003 Oldboy Template:Yes Template:Yes Template:No
2005 Lady Vengeance Template:Yes Template:Yes Template:No
Boy Goes to Heaven Template:No Template:Yes Template:No
2006 I'm a Cyborg, But That's OK Template:Yes Template:Yes Template:Yes
2008 Crush and Blush Template:No Template:Yes Template:Yes
2009 Thirst Template:Yes Template:Yes Template:Yes
2013 Stoker Template:Yes Template:No Template:No
Snowpiercer Template:No Template:No Template:Yes
2016 The Handmaiden Template:Yes Template:Yes Template:Yes
Second Born Template:Yes Template:No Template:No

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Year Film Credited as
Director Writer Producer
1999 Judgment Template:Yes Template:Yes Template:Yes
2003 If You Were Me (segment "Never Ending Peace And Love") Template:Yes Template:Yes Template:No
2004 Three... Extremes (segment "Cut") Template:Yes Template:Yes Template:No
2011 Night Fishing Template:Yes* Template:Yes Template:Yes
60 Seconds of Solitude in Year Zero (segment) Template:Yes Template:Yes Template:No
2013 Day TripTemplate:Citation needed Template:Yes* Template:Yes Template:No
V (music video for Lee Jung-hyun) Template:Yes* Template:Yes Template:No
2014 A Rose RebornTemplate:Citation needed Template:Yes Template:Yes Template:No

* Directed with his brother Park Chan-kyong

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