Park Chan Wook

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  • Native name: 박찬욱
  • Also Known as: Park Chan Uk
  • Nationality: South Korean
  • Gender: Male
  • Born: August 23, 1963
  • Age: 55

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Park Chan Wook

  • Name: Park Chan Wook
  • Native name: 박찬욱
  • Also Known as: Park Chan Uk
  • Nationality: South Korean
  • Gender: Male
  • Born: August 23, 1963
  • Age: 55
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 what has become known as The Vengeance Trilogy, consisting of 2002's Sympathy for Mr. Vengeance, 2003's Oldboy and 2005's Lady Vengeance. His films are noted for their immaculate framing, black humor and often brutal subject matter.
Screenwriter
Year Title Type Rating
2016 The Truth Beneath
Movie
7.5
2008 Crush and Blush
Movie
5.9
2005 A Boy Who Went To Heaven
Movie
7.3
2002 A Bizarre Love Triangle
Movie
5.7
2001 The Humanist
Movie
5.0
2000 The Anarchists
Movie
6.0
Director
Year Title Type Rating
2004 Three... Extremes
Movie
7.4
Screenwriter & Director
Year Title Type Rating
2016 The Handmaiden
Movie
8.6
2012 Day Trip
Movie
6.4
2011 Night Fishing
Movie
7.0
2009 Thirst
Movie
7.0
2006 I'm a Cyborg, But That's OK
Movie
7.3
2005 Sympathy For Lady Vengeance
Movie
8.0
2003 Old Boy
Movie
8.5
2003 If You Were Me
Movie
6.7
2002 Sympathy For Mr. Vengeance
Movie
7.8
2000 Joint Security Area
Movie
8.5
1999 Judgement
Movie
6.9
1997 Trio
Movie
0.0
1992 The Moon Is... the Sun's Dream
Movie
7.0
Drama
Year Title # Role Rating
2016 Entourage
Korean Drama, 2016, 16 eps
Himself (Ep.1) (Guest Role)
16
Himself (Ep.1)
Guest Role
6.6
Movie
Year Title Role Rating
2012 Ari Ari the Korean Cinema
Korean Movie, 2012,
Himself (Support Role)
Himself
Support Role
8.3
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