This episode we get into Korean auteur Park Chan-Wook’s modern cult classic, OLDBOY, which recently celebrated its 20th anniversary with a limited theatrical re-release. It’s a tale of revenge, obsession, torture, and terrible truths. It’s also got one of the most influential single-shot takes in cinema history, involving a hammer.
“You really are the very monster I created, aren’t you? But you won’t find out the “why” of this if you kill me. Fifteen years of being curious would go to waste. You want to torture me, but I can simply kill myself first. Do you want revenge, or do you want the truth? Revenge is good for your health, but pain will find you again.”
It’s the Who Goes There Podcast Episode 394!
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