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19,424 Ratings



Directed by Park Chan-wook
South Korea, 2003
Drama, Thriller, Mystery


In this visually entrancing revenge thriller—the middle, and best known film in Park’s Vengeance Trilogy—Choi Min-Sik masterfully plays Oh Dae-su, an ordinary businessman who survives fifteen years of captivity in a single room only to be released and further tormented by his captor.

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Awards & Festivals

Cannes Film Festival

2004 | Winner: Grand Prize of the Jury

European Film Awards

2004 | Nominee: Screen International Award

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