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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 The Handmaiden (2016), Thirst (2009) and Sympathy for Mr. Vengeance (2002). He is married to Eun-hee Kim. They have one child. See full bio »

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Won 1 BAFTA Film Award. Another 62 wins & 53 nominations. See more awards »

Known For

The Handmaiden Director
(2016)
Thirst Director
(2009)
Oldboy Director
(2003)

Filmography

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 2018 The Little Drummer Girl (TV Mini-Series) (6 episodes)
- Episode #1.6 (2018) ... (as Park Chan-Wook)
- Episode #1.5 (2018) ... (as Park Chan-Wook)
- Episode #1.4 (2018) ... (as Park Chan-Wook)
- Episode #1.3 (2018) ... (as Park Chan-Wook)
- Episode #1.2 (2018) ... (as Park Chan-Wook)
 2014 A Rose Reborn (Short)
 2014 Bitter Sweet Seoul (Documentary)
 2013 Stoker
 2012 Day Trip (Short)
 2011 Night Fishing (Short)
 2009 Thirst (as Park Chan-wook)
 2005 Lady Vengeance (as Park Chan Wook)
 2004 Three... Extremes (segment "Cut")
 2003 Oldboy
 2003 If You Were Me (segment "Never Ending Peace and Love")
 1999 Judgement (Short)
 1997 Saminjo
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Show Show Producer (9 credits)
Show Show Thanks (1 credit)
Show Show Self (12 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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Personal Quote:

In my films, I focus on pain and fear. The fear just before an act of violence and the pain after. This applies to the perpetrators as well as the victims. See more »

Trivia:

Member of the 'Official Competition' jury at the 63rd Venice International Film Festival in 2006. 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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