R | | Mystery, Thriller
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.
The recurring painting on the wall of Oh Dae-Su's confinement complex is "The Man of Sorrow" by Belgian painter James Ensor.
When the melody turns on, gas comes out. When the gas comes out, I fall asleep. I found out later it's the same Valium gas the Russians used on those Chechen terrorists.
When Oh Daesu passes out after eating the octopus, you can see camera equipment reflecting in the silver platter dish as the scene zooms out.
$44,465 (Hong Kong) (15 October 2004)
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