at the Philadelphia Film Center
To celebrate the release of Park Chan-wook’s newest film, the 2022 Cannes Best Director winning DECISION TO LEAVE, we revisit his unforgettable, game changing films. 2000’s JSA: JOINT SECURITY AREA and his VENGEANCE TRILOGY (presented on 35MM) showcase the master of cinema already in control of his craft; blending beauty, brutality, and black humor in ways never before seen in film.
$14 | $9 for PFS Members
$38 | $33 for PFS Members
PARK CHAN-WOOK | SOUTH KOREA | 2002 | 129 MIN | R | 35MM
October 6 | 8:45 PM | Film Center
After being laid off from his factory job, a resentful young man seeks vengeance when he kidnaps the daughter of his former boss in hopes of obtaining a large ransom. Chaos ensues.
PARK CHAN-WOOK | SOUTH KOREA | 2003 | 120 MIN | R | 35MM
October 7 | 7:00 PM | Film Center
Mysteriously imprisoned for 15 years and suddenly released, Dae-su is desperate for answers as he searches for his unknown captor in this thrilling, dark descent into man’s obsession for revenge.
PARK CHAN-WOOK | SOUTH KOREA | 2005 | 115 MIN | R | 35MM
October 8 | 3:00 PM | Film Center
Serving 13 years for a murder she didn’t commit and losing her child, the angelic Geum-ja becomes increasingly violent as she hunts down the real murderer with bloody results.
PARK CHAN-WOOK | SOUTH KOREA | 2000 | 110 MIN | R
October 9 | 5:30 PM | Film Center
The surprising genre mashup that catapulted Park onto the international stage finds a Swiss Army Major investigating conflicting accounts surrounding murder at the North and South Korea DMZ.