The Watching Hour: Sympathy For Mr. Vengeance
Boksuneun naui geot
South Korea, 2002, 129 Minute Running Time
Genre/Subjects: Dark Comedy, Drama, Foreign, Thriller
Language: Korean English Sub-Titles
Screens Monday, March 4th at 9:45pm as part of our VENGEANCE IS HIS Tribute to Park Chan-Wook!
Digital presentation - Unable to afford proper care for his sister dying from kidney failure, Ryu (Shin Ha-kyun - Lady Vengeance, JSA, Save The Green Planet) turns to the black market to sell his own organs, only to end up cheated of his life savings. His girlfriend (Bae Doo-na - The Host, Barking Dogs Never Bite, Linda Linda Linda) urges Ryu to kidnap the daughter of wealthy industrialist Dong-jin (Song Kang-ho - Lady Vengeance, The Host, JSA, The Foul King), who recently laid him off. Ryu agrees, but unforseen tragedies turn an innocent con into a merciless quest for revenge.
DIRECTOR: Park Chan-Wook
Principal Cast: Song Kang-ho, Shin Ha-kyun, Bae Doo-na, Lee Dae-yeon, Im Ji-eun
US Distributor: Pailisades Tartan