R | | Action, Drama, Mystery
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.
Four live octopodes were eaten for the scene with Dae-su in the sushi bar, a scene which provoked some controversy abroad. Eating live octopus in Korea is commonplace although it is usually sliced first. When the film won the Grand Prix at Cannes, ... ...
Remember this: "Be it a rock or a grain of sand, in water they sink as the same."
When Dae-su enters the room of one of his nemises, his computer screen shows information about the stock exchange. The internet address on the screen is: C:/DocumentsandSettings/[...]/#OldBoy#/[...], thus a link to a folder on the computer, rather than an internet address
$44,465 (Hong Kong) (15 October 2004)
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