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Oldboy (Oldeuboi) (2005)

Rating:R (for strong violence including scenes of torture, sexuality and pervasive language)
Genre:Drama
Release Date:March 25, 2005
Running time:119 minutes
Cast:Choi Min-Sik, Yu Ji-tae, Kang Hye-jeong, Dae-han Ji, Seung-Shin Lee
Director:Chan-wook Park
Producer:Seung-yong Lim
Writer:Hwang Jo-yun, Lim Jun-hyung, Park Chan-wook, Tsuchiya Garon, Minegishi Nobuaki
Distributor:Tartan Films

Description: An ordinary man named Oh Dae-su, who lives with his wife and adorable daughter, is kidnapped and later wakes up to find himself in a private makeshift prison. Dae-su makes numerous attempts to escape and to commit suicide, but they all end up in failure. All the while Dae-su asks himself what made a man hate him so much enough to imprison him without any reason. While suffering from his debacle, Dae-su becomes shocked when he watches the news and hears that his beloved wife was brutally murdered. At this very moment, Dae-su swears to take revenge on the man who destroyed his happy life. Fifteen years later Dae-su is released with a wallet filled with money and a mobile phone. An unknown man calls Dae-su and asks him to figure out why he was imprisoned.

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