Old Boy

Year:2003

Section:Movies

Genre:Drama

Language: Korean

Ethnic Title: 올드보이

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Old Boy is a mindbending revenge story that touches on some of the deepest taboos of humanity. It concerns a businessman who is kidnapped and imprisoned in a room for fifteen years. He has no contact with the outside world other than a television. While imprisoned, he learns that he has been framed for the death of his wife, and he loses all track of his young daughter. Staving off madness, he trains himself in martial arts day in and day out, waiting for the day when he will escape and have his revenge. One day fifteen years later he falls unconscious and wakes up someplace else, with no idea how he got there. The rest of the film recounts his quest to solve the mystery of his captivity and to have his revenge. Meeting up with a pretty young sushi chef who agrees to help him, he embarks on a journey that takes him places he never imagined it would, and that may make him regret seeking answers in the first place...



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Old Boy

Reviewed by: Funn Lim December 19, 2009

Rating: 1.0 out of 5

Previously posted at http://point2e-reviews.blogspot.com/2006/02/old-boy-movkr.html Title Deciphered I think Old Boy refers to the name given to the students in the school which the main characters attended during their teenage years. Did You Know This is the second in the 3 movies with revenge as the theme by famed Korean director, Park Choon Wok? The first was Sympathy For Mr Vengeance which I did not watch and the third was Sympathy For Lady Vengeance starring Lee Young-ae who won best actress in the recent Blue...

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spcnet

11-03-2009 07:46 PM

     

This movie is messed up!


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