- Original title
- Running time
- 120 min.
- South Korea
Park Chan-wook, Hwang Jo-yoon (Manga: Nobuaki Minegishi)
Choi Min-sik, Yoo Ji-tae, Kang Hye-jung, Ji Dae-han, Oh Dal-su, Kim Byung-ok, Lee Seung-shin, Yoon Jin-seo, Oh Tae-kyung, Yoo Yeon-seok, Lee Mi-mi, Lee Dae-yeon, Oh Kwang-rok, Il-han Oo, Su-hyeon Kim, Seung-jin Lee, Su-kyeong Yun, Park Myeong-Shin
Show East Co. Ltd, Egg Films, CJ Entertainment, CJ E&M Film Financing & Investment Entertainment & Comics, Moho Films
Thriller. Mystery | Kidnapping Film / Disappearance. Revenge. Manga. Cult Movie. Live-Action
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- Synopsis / Plot
- 'Oldboy' features Choi Min-sik as a Korean businessman who is suddenly kidnapped and confined in a cell with only a television set. He makes various efforts to escape and even attempts to commit suicide, but all end up in failure. Dae-soo one day watches a news about his wife being murdered and he being wanted by the police. Feeling shocked and deeply grieved, Dae-soo begins to dig a hole in the room with a spoon to get his way out to revenge the lost of his wife on the real culprit.
: Cannes Film Festival: Jury Prize
: Sitges Fantastic Film Festival: Best Movie
: British Independent Film Awards (BIFA): Best International Independent Film
: Nominated for Critics' Choice Awards: Best Foreign Language Film
2005: Chicago Film Critics Association: Nominated for Best Foreign Language Film
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