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Winner of the 2004 Cannes Grand Jury Award, this Korean thriller takes the emotionally charged terror of a David Fincher film and multiples it by a factor of ten. After a drunken evening, Oh Dae-su (Choi, in a brilliant performance) awakens to find himself trapped inside a small room, barred from escape by a thick steel door. Oh spends the next fifteen years in captivity, with no explanation ever offered from his jailers. With no warning, Oh--now half crazy from isolation and his thirst for vengeance--is suddenly freed and a mysterious figure gives him five days to figure out why he's been imprisoned. Park should be applauded for his vicious, unflinching insight into human sexuality and violence in this sad, surrealistic mystery.

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Available on Running time 120 minutes. Originally from Korean.

Cast and Crew

Genres
Action-Thriller, Action-Drama, Mystery & Suspense, Kidnapped!, Executing Revenge, Revenge, Asia
Screenplay
Park Chan-wook, Hwang Jo-yun, Lim Jun-hyeong
Cast
Mink-sik Choi, Yu Ji-tae, Hye-jeong Kang
Cinematography
Jeong-hun Jeong
Director
Park Chan-wook
Music
Yeong-wook Jo, Shim Hyeon-jeong, Lee Ji-su, Choi Sung-hyeon
Other
Lee Sang-wook, Lee Seong-cheol, Kim Sang-Beom, Yu Seong-heui, Jo Sang-gyeong
Producer
Kim Dong-ju, Show East, Show East

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Oldboy
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Stacey

Oldboy was a film that came out to DVD in 2003. The movie has a total running time of 120 minutes. The movie is originally from Korea. Mink-sik Choi, Yu Ji-tae and Hye-jeong Kang star in Oldboy. Oh Dae-su wakes up one day and finds himself trapped inside a small room. There’s no way out! He’s been stuck there for fifteen years and has never been told why he’s even in there. Now, he’s finally out of jail, but he’s kind of crazy from being in isolation this whole time and wants revenge. A stranger gives him five days to find out why he’s been stuck in prison all these years. Will he be able to figure that out?

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Stacey

Oldboy was a film that came out to DVD in 2003. The movie has a total running time of 120 minutes. The movie is originally from Korea. Mink-sik Choi, Yu Ji-tae and Hye-jeong Kang star in Oldboy. Oh Dae-su wakes up one day and finds himself trapped inside a small room. There’s no way out! He’s been stuck there for fifteen years and has never been told why he’s even in there. Now, he’s finally out of jail, but he’s kind of crazy from being in isolation this whole time and wants revenge. A stranger gives him five days to find out why he’s been stuck in prison all these years. Will he be able to figure that out?

Star_onStar_onStar_onStar_on 1.0 4.0
Stacey

Oldboy was a film that came out to DVD in 2003. The movie has a total running time of 120 minutes. The movie is originally from Korea. Mink-sik Choi, Yu Ji-tae and Hye-jeong Kang star in Oldboy. Oh Dae-su wakes up one day and finds himself trapped inside a small room. There’s no way out! He’s been stuck there for fifteen years and has never been told why he’s even in there. Now, he’s finally out of jail, but he’s kind of crazy from being in isolation this whole time and wants revenge. A stranger gives him five days to find out why he’s been stuck in prison all these years. Will he be able to figure that out?