A versatile stylist with an aesthetic that straddles the line between the idiosyncratic and the mainstream, Park Chan-wook is best known for his 2000 film Joint Security Area, a powerful story about a murder along the Demilitarized Zone between North and South Korea that became the biggest box-office hit in the history of Korean cinema. (It was later supplanted by the action film Shiri, which also dealt with North-South relations.) Park’s interest in film began in college at Sogang University, where he started the “film gang” club and published a number of critical studies on contemporary cinema. After graduating from the Department of Philosophy, he began working in the film industry as an assistant director to Gwak Jae-young on A Sketch of a Rainy Day (1988). In 1992, he directed his first feature, The Moon Is…the Sun’s Dream, a gangster drama, and shifted gears into comedy with 1997’s Trio, a romp about three pals on the run from the law. Neither of these films gained much recognition… read more
Short movie "Day Trip" from Park Chan-wook and Park Chan-kyong, this is the 1st short Way to Nature Film Project (the 2nd short is Kim Jee-woon's One Perfect Day) // http://www.kolonsport.com/40th/movie/movie01.jsp#n
"Judgement" 1999 short film from Park Chan Wook http://www.dailymotion.com/video/xrowgj_judgement-1999_shortfilms#.USgRY-gnaVo
First trailer for Stoker: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MXaanQkzrXU&feature=player_embedded It looks pretty friggin amazing and should be added to this site.