Release Dates: 2003
End of confrontation, one must die.
15 years forced in a cell, only 5 days given to seek revenge.
Without explanation, a businessman suddenly finds himself imprisoned in a dingy hotel room. Confined there for 15 nightmarish years, he is drugged, endures fits of madness, and remains none the wiser as to the identity of his captors. Then, as quickly as he was nabbed, Oh Dae su is released, full of vengeance and in dire need of a haircut. With the help of a friendly waitress, he tries to discover who locked him up, and why.
Crew: Chan-wook Park (director and co-writer); Hwang Jo-yun and Lim Joon-hyung (co-writers); Garon Tsuchiya (original story); Lim Sid (producer); Kim Dong-joo (executive producer)
Cast: Choi Min-sik, Yoo Ji-tae and Gang Hye-yung
Oldboy is based on Japanese Manga Oldboy by Minegishi Nobuaki and Tsuchiya Garon.