Park Chan-wook's Vengeance Trilogy
Brace yourself for a night of vengeance, all on 35mm prints, provided by The Cinema Museum!!
Sympathy for Mr Vengeance
Desperate to acquire a kidney for his sister, Ryu turns to the black market. He loses his life savings and one of his own kidneys, but still has no kidney for his sister! Laid off from his job, and now even more desperate, he devises a kidnapping. However, a twist of fate leads to an ever increasing bloodbath...
OldboyLocked in a makeshift prison for 15 years with no idea why, when Dae-su is released, he wants one thing – revenge! Often seen as a masterclass for the genre, with an impressive fight sequence shot in a corridor with no cuts!
Lady VengeanceAt 19, Geum-ja is betrayed and sent to prison for a child’s murder she didn’t commit. After release, she seeks out her betrayer to unleash a plan of revenge 13 years in the making… Directed by Park Chan-wook, dealing with themes of revenge, violence, ethics and salvation, and full of dark humour, what better way to spend your evening?
Screenings of this film:
|2023/2024 Spring Term – (35mm)