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The Vengeance Trilogy is composed of three films, Sympathy for Mr. Vengeance (2002), Oldboy (2003), Sympathy for Lady Vengeance (2005), directed by South Korean film director Park Chan-wook, which dealt with the themes of "revenge, suffering, violence and salvation". Originally these three films weren't the official series, but as spiritual successors, two films (Oldboy & Sympathy for Lady Vengeance) followed the film Sympathy for Mr. Vengeance.[1][2]
In United Kingdom, Tartan Films released the box set of the three films on DVD. In United States, Vivendi Entertainment released the same thing.

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CastLee Yeong-ae, Kim Shi-hu, Nam Il-woo, Oh Dal-su, Lee Seung-shin, Choi Min-Sik, Kang-ho Song, Ha-kyun Shin, Ji-Eun Lim, Bo-bae Han, Hye-jeong Kang
DirectorPark Chan-wook
Genre:  Action, Crime, Drama, Foreign, Thriller
Release Date:  March 29, 2002; Novermber 21, 2003; July 29, 2005
MPAA Rating:  R
Screen WriterSeo-Gyeong Jeong, Jae-sun Lee, Jong-yong Lee, Mu-yeong Lee
DVD Release Date:  March 16, 2010
Runtime:  361 minutes
Studio:  CJ Entertainment, Tartan Video, Vivendi Entertainment, Show East
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review by . March 23, 2010
posted in ASIANatomy
The BOOK OF VENGEANCE According to Korean Director Park Chan-Wook...
"Living without hate for people is almost impossible. There is NOTHING wrong with fantasizing  about revenge. You can have that feeling; YOU  just  shouldn't ACT ON IT..."  -Park Chan-Wook      Park Chan-Wook…the man has become a household name in Asia after his breakout hit “J.S.A.: Joint Security Area” and the highly acclaimed “Vengeance Trilogy” that caused Western audiences to take notice …
Quick Tip by . November 08, 2011
posted in ASIANatomy
One of the best and possibly the greatest film trilogies to ever hail from South Korea. Park Chan-Wook intrigues, excites, scares and perhaps even define the very evils of revenge with such beautiful and visceral impact that challenges the limits of filmmaking.            Think the Bride (from Kill Bill) did the best revenge? Give this one a look.   Simply incredible and off the hook!!      Read Full Review here.
Quick Tip by . July 05, 2011
posted in Movie Hype
Having now seen all three films in Park Chan-wook's Vengeance Trilogy, I can really appreciate what a great director he is and what a talent he has for creating high-tension dramas revolving around the themes of violence, revenge, madness, and occasionally redemption. The films are all very well acted and directed with a visual poetry and precision that seems to be Park's signature style. The three films themselves aren't true sequels since the characters and events portrayed in each …
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