Genre: DRAMA / THRILLER / CRIME
Release Dates: May 5, 2006
Taglines: Coming For You
Production Company: TSJ Entertainment
Lee Geum-Ja, goes to prison at the age of 19, for the murder and abduction of a child, in order to protect Mr. Baek. She later finds out that she is betrayed. While in prison, she skillfully prepares her revenge, and wins the hearts of her fellow inmates with her kindness, thus earns the nickname ‘kind Ms. Geum-Ja’. Upon her release from prison 13 years later, she sets out to seek revenge on Mr. Baek, along with the help of her former prison buddies.
Crew: Chan-wook Park (director and writer); Seo-Gyeong Jeong (writer); Young-Wuk Cho, Tae-Hun Lee and Chun-Yeong Lee (producers); Miky Lee (executive producer)
Cast: Tony Barry as StepFather, Australian, Min-sik Choi as Mr. Baek, Anne Cordiner as StepMother, Australian, Su-hee Go as Ma-nyeo, Hye-jeong Kang as Tv announcer, Bu-seon Kim as So-young Woo, Byeong-ok Kim as Preacher, Shi-hoo Kim as Geun-shik, Dae-yeon Lee, Seung-Shin Lee as Yi-jeong Park, Yeong-ae Lee as Geum-ja Lee, Su-gyeong Lim as A prison officer, Il-woo Nam as Detective Choi, Dal-su Oh as Mr. Chang, Kwang-rok Oh as Se-hyun’s Father, Mi-ran Ra as Oh, Su-hee, Seung-wan Ryoo, Seung-beom Ryu, Yeong-ju Seo as Kim, Yang-hee, Ha-kyun Shin as A hired assassin 2, Kang-ho Song as A hired assassin 1, Ji-tae Yu as A grown-up Won-mo and Jin-seo Yun as A prisoner
Studio: A-Film / ArtCam / CJ Entertainment / Tartan Video USA
Film Fetish trivia:
Also known as: Chinjeolhan geumjassi, Sympathy for Lady Vengence
The snow at the ending is not real. Filmmakers scattered two trucks of salt over the street and adjusted the scene with computer graphics.
The bakery that Geumja works in is called Naruse, the name of the Japanese director Mikio Naruse.