Film Series: Oldboy

2003. South Korea. Dir: Park Chan-wook. With Choi Min-sik. 120 min.


After a drunken night on the town, a businessman is kidnapped and locked in a room for fifteen years, watching his life fall apart on television and readying to charge after those responsible. This vicious thriller from the director of The Handmaiden combines an intriguing mystery, brutally realistic action scenes, and a critique of the revenge film’s cyclical violence.

Tonight / 8 p.m. / Goldsmith Family Cinema / $5