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    Added by: Jitendar Canth
    Added on: 26/9/2021 16:33
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    The Vengeance Trilogy

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    Sympathy For Mr Vengeance, Oldboy and Lady Vengeance
    Certificate: 18
    Running Time: 356 mins
    Retail Price: £34.99
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    Content Type: Movie

    Synopsis:
    This collection presents Sympathy for Mr. Vengeance, Oldboy and Lady Vengeance, the lauded trilogy of revenge films directed by internationally acclaimed Korean director Park Chan-wook (The Handmaiden).

    Sympathy for Mr Vengeance tells the harrowing tale of a young deaf-mute man, Ryu, who kidnaps a wealthy businessman’s daughter in an attempt to extort money to pay for his sister's kidney transplant. A terrible accident sets the child’s father on a fateful path of revenge.

    Oldboy tells the grisly story of Oh Dae-su, a normal man inexplicably imprisoned in a grim hotel room-like cell for 15 years, without knowing his captor or the reason for his incarceration. Eventually released, he searches for answers and retribution.

    Lady Vengeance tells of Lee Geum-ja, a model prisoner serving a sentence for a murder she did not commit, who plots a dastardly revenge against the real murderer when she gets out.

    Park Chan-wook’s visually stunning masterworks of revenge are presented in this new collection with a massive array of extras, including the feature-length Oldboy making-of documentary Old Days.

    Special Features:
    SPECIAL EDITION CONTENTS

    • Four-disc set featuring Sympathy for Mr. Vengeance, Oldboy, Lady Vengeance and the feature-length documentary Old Days

    • Special edition packaging featuring newly commissioned artwork by Justin Erickson

    DISC ONE - SYMPATHY FOR MR. VENGEANCE

    • Audio commentary by director Park Chan-wook and filmmaker Ryoo Seung-wan

    • Screaming for Vengeance, Kim Newman on the Vengeance Trilogy and the tradition of revenge films

    • Extensive archival making-of featurettes, behind the scenes featurettes and cast and crew interviews

    • Trailers

    • Image gallery

    DISC TWO - OLDBOY

    • Music and effects track

    • Audio commentary with director Park Chan-wook

    • Audio commentary with Park Chan-wook and cinematographer Jung Jung-hoon

    • Audio commentary with Park Chan-wook, Choi Min-sik, Yoo Ji-tae and Kang Hye-jung

    • Audio commentary with critic Jasper Sharp and writer Simon Ward

    • Out of the Past, video appreciation by Asian film expert Tony Rayns

    • Deleted scenes with optional director commentary

    • Behind the scenes featurettes

    • Extensive cast and crew interviews

    • Trailers and teasers

    • Image gallery

    DISC THREE - OLD DAYS

    • Old Days: An Oldboy Story, acclaimed feature-length 2016 documentary about Park Chan-wook’s masterpiece

    • Autobiography of Oldboy, a three and-a-half-hour video diary of the making of Oldboy

    DISC FOUR - LADY VENGEANCE

    • High Definition Blu-ray™ (1080p) presentation of two versions of the film, the original theatrical version and the fade to black and white version

    • Audio commentary by director Park Chan-wook, director of photography Jung Jung-hoon and art director Jo Hwa-seong

    • Audio commentary by director Park Chan-wook and actress Lee Yeong-ae

    • Audio commentary by academic Richard Peña

    • Extensive archival making-of featurettes, behind the scenes featurettes, cast and crew interviews and alternate scenes

    • Trailers

    • Image gallery

    Video Tracks:
    2.35:1 widescreen 1080p

    Audio Tracks:
    DTS-HD MA 5.1 Surround Korean
    DTS-HD MA 2.0 Stereo Korean
    DTS 5.1 Surround English

    Subtitle Tracks:
    English

    Directed By:
    Chan-wook Park

    Written By:





    Starring:
    Su-hee Go
    Anne Cordiner
    Tony Barry
    Yeong-ae Lee
    Dae-han Ji
    Hye-jeong Kang
    Ji-tae Yu
    Min-sik Choi
    Ji-Eun Lim
    Du-na Bae
    Ha-kyun Shin
    Kang-ho Song

    Casting By:
    Ju-yeol Lee

    Director of Photography:
    Jeong-hun Jeong
    Byeong-il Kim

    Editor:
    Jae-beom Kim
    Sang-Beom Kim

    Distributor:
    Arrow Video

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