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.
Included among the "1001 Movies You Must See Before You Die", edited by Steven Schneider.
And now... now, what joy will I have left to live for?
The last scene at Woo-jin's penthouse, while he is getting dressed, his shirt cuffs already have cufflinks in them; in the next shot, they are missing, and he is putting them on.
Prior to the DVD release, some changes to audio were made. The most prominent is the beginning, where the initial music was being extended to the production logos. Those alterations are likely to be undone in the 10th anniversary remaster, as the director Chan-wook Park claimed to "have changed nothing from the original film."
$68,957 27 March 2005