Directed by Chan Wook Park
Also Available On:Vimeo Vudu Booking Inquiry
Oh Dae-su is an ordinary Seoul businessman with a wife and little daughter who, after a drunken night on the town, is locked up in a strange, private prison for 15 years. No one will tell him why hes there and who his jailer is, but he is kept in reasonably comfortable quarters and has a TV to keep him company. Watching TV though, he discovers he has been framed for his wifes murder and realizes that, during one of the occasions in which hes knocked out by gas, someone has drawn blood from him and left it at the scene of the crime. The imprisonment last for 15 years until one day when Dae-su finds himself unexpectedly deposited on a grass-covered high-rise roof. Hes determined to discover the mysterious enemy who had him locked up. While hes eating in a Japanese restaurant, his cell phone rings and a voice dares him to figure out why he was imprisoned.
DVD Extras Include:
Oldboy trailer contest winner
"Oldboy is a powerful film not because of what it depicts, but because of the depths of the human heart which it strips bare." - Roger Ebert
"Shakespearean in its violence, Oldboy also calls up nightmare images of spiritual and physical isolation that are worthy of Samuel Beckett or Dostoyevsky." - The Wall Street Journal
"Quite an achievement then, and well worthy of its Cannes prize." - Time Out
"An explosively exciting psychosexual revenge drama from Korean powerhouse Park Chanwook that makes movies feel alive again." - Rolling Stone Magazine
"A revenge film like none you have seen." - Detroit Free Press
"Tantalizes and tortures you as it lures you into its mysterious vortex. - The Washington Post
Interested in bringing Oldboy to your school or library? If you'd like to have an in-class viewing, on-campus screening, or purchase the DVD for your library's collection, please contact Estelle Grosso or call (212) 629-6880 with your request.
Oldboy may also be available with Public Performance Rights (PPR) and Digital Site Licensing (DSL) for colleges and universities. To purchase the DVD with PPR or DSL, please contact Estelle Grosso or call (212) 629-6880. Click here to learn more at Kino Lorber Edu.
Just announced:' @fbailey' will moderate Saturday night Q&A for #ChefFlynnFilm at the' @NuartTheatre'!…' https://t.co/1gjpzOWuFx'
RT' @CriterionDaily': Hu Bo’s AN ELEPHANT SITTING STILL wins best feature' @Golden_Horse' Awards. Zhang Yimou’s SHADOW wins 4; Mag Hsu + Hsu…
Director' @TalalDerki' discussing OF FATHERS AND SONS on opening night at' @MovingImageNYC'.' https://t.co/2N8QQHpdQW'
RT' @BeNaturalMovie': To all our backers and supporters, we’re thrilled to announce that #benaturalthemovie has been acquired by' @kinolorber…'
RT' @edgarwright': Sometimes friends of mine are bemused by me still buying dvds and BluRays, clinging on to physical media. But here’s why:…
Pioneers: First Women Filmmakers curator' @StampShelley' and George Willeman of' @librarycongress' went on the…' https://t.co/XQIaqAMrup'
Thrilled by the news that' @TalalDerki's' OF FATHERS AND SONS has been nominated for Best Documentary at…' https://t.co/oARgJ2o3Tg'
RT' @filmindependent': 2019 #SpiritAwards nominees for BEST DOCUMENTARY: HALE COUNTY THIS MORNING, THIS EVENING MINDING THE GAP OF FATHERS A…
In their discussion of this year's doc awards race,' @DEADLINE' praises OF FATHERS AND SONS, "a film that saw directo…' https://t.co/8EZPi21cB1'
Inquiries & Press
333 W. 39th St., Ste. 503
New York, NY 10018
Tel. (800) 562-3330
Fax. (212) 714-0871
Press & Media
For publicity assistance and press inquiries please contact us by emailing email@example.com or calling 212-629-6880.