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Sympathy for Mr. Vengeance

Boksuneun naui geot

Directed by Park Chan-wook
South Korea, 2002
Crime, Drama, Thriller


The first film in Park’s Vengeance Trilogy, Sympathy for Mr. Vengeance trails a punky deaf-mute who desperately attempts to secure money for a kidney transplant his ailing sister badly needs, leading ultimately to a series of events that spiral rapidly into a bloody cycle of violence and revenge.

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Sympathy for Mr. Vengeance Directed by Park Chan-wook

Awards & Festivals

Philadelphia Film Festival

2003 | Winner: Best Feature Film

Fantasia Film Festival

2003 | Winner: Best Asian Film

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