Choi Min-sik in Park Chan-wook’s Oldboy, part of the South Korean director’s seminal Vengeance Trilogy. Photo: handout Choi Min-sik in Park Chan-wook’s Oldboy, part of the South Korean director’s seminal Vengeance Trilogy. Photo: handout
Choi Min-sik in Park Chan-wook’s Oldboy, part of the South Korean director’s seminal Vengeance Trilogy. Photo: handout

Park Chan-wook, the director who put Korean cinema on the map before Bong Joon-ho, with The Handmaiden and The Vengeance Trilogy

Called the country’s most famous director long before Parasite and Bong Joon-ho’s surprise Oscars success, Park’s varied output is both dark and humorous – and often favouring female leads

Topic |   Asian cinema: Korean films
Choi Min-sik in Park Chan-wook’s Oldboy, part of the South Korean director’s seminal Vengeance Trilogy. Photo: handout Choi Min-sik in Park Chan-wook’s Oldboy, part of the South Korean director’s seminal Vengeance Trilogy. Photo: handout
Choi Min-sik in Park Chan-wook’s Oldboy, part of the South Korean director’s seminal Vengeance Trilogy. Photo: handout
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