Oldboy 2003
Title: Oldboy
Release year: 2003
Country: South Korea

After being kidnapped and imprisoned for fifteen years, Oh Dae-Su is released, only to find that he must find his captor in five days.

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“Oldboy” is a South Korean psychological thriller film directed by Park Chan-wook and released in 2003. The movie is based on a Japanese manga of the same name by Garon Tsuchiya and Nobuaki Minegishi.

The plot revolves around Oh Dae-su, a man who is imprisoned in a small room for 15 years without knowing why. When he is suddenly released, he embarks on a quest for vengeance and to uncover the truth behind his captivity. Along the way, he meets a young female sushi chef named Mi-do, who becomes his ally in his search for answers.

The film won several awards, including the Grand Prix at the 2004 Cannes Film Festival. It is known for its unique visual style, inventive action scenes, and its exploration of themes such as revenge, morality, and the consequences of one’s actions. The film has been praised by critics and is considered a classic of South Korean cinema.

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Director: Park Chan-wook
Actor: Beom-sik Sin,Bi-Joon Shin,Chae-soo Jang,Chang-hak Choi,Choi Min-sik,Choon-Beom Choi,Dae-han Ji,Dae-yeon Lee,Dal-su Oh,Dong Hyun Baek,Geun-Seok Park,Heo Myeong Haeng,Hong-Pyo Lee,Il-han Oo,Jae-Duk Han,Jae-Sup Choi,Jae-woong Park,Ji-hun Park,Jin-Seo Yoon,Jin-Yool Yoon,Jo Sang-gyeong,Joong-hyun Ji,Jung Ae Kwak,Jung-ok Han,Jung-pil Lee,Kang Hye-jeong,Kim Byeong-Ok,Lee Ji-hye,Mi Mi Lee,Myeong-cheol Ju,Myeong-seok Seo,Oh Kwang-rok,Oh Soon-tae,Park Myung-shin,San Kim,Sang-moo Moon,Seok-jae Seong,Seol-a Im,Seon-bok Mun,Seon-Rang Han,Seung-shin Lee,Su-hyeon Kim,Sung-Gyu Park,Syd Lim,Tae-kyung Oh,Won-jung Kim,Woo-Jae Jeon,Yi Yong,Yoo Ji-tae,Yoo Yeon-Seok,Young-ae Kim,Young-hee Lee,Young-ju Oh