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Sympathy for Mr. Vengeance 2002

  • Chan-wook Park
  • June 14, 2002
  • 121 mins
  • Korean
  • Action, Drama, Thriller
Revenge Was Never This Sweet
This is the story of Ryu, a deaf man, and his sister, who requires a kidney transplant. Ryu's boss, Park, has just laid him off, and in order to afford the transplant, Ryu and his girlfriend develop a plan to kidnap Park's daughter. Things go horribly wrong, and the situation spirals rapidly into a cycle of violence and revenge.


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I'm speechless. This is perfection. The intensity, the pace, the details.
Chan-wook Park is a master of his art, making us suffer ever so gracefully, twitching us, twisting our sentiments, making us silent, until we get the blood-red feeling painted all over the piece.

We absorb, then we endure.
Maybe the message here is that graphic or not, all is violence.

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Very good movie. Part of the "Vengeance trilogy", so far I have seen Oldboy and this. Both were great but I like this one a little bit more.

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