Park’s wilfully grotesque fable about an abductee trying to fathom the mysteries of his past.
South Korea 2003
Dir Park Chan-wook
With Choi Min-sik, Yu Ji-tae, Kang Hye-jeong
Dae-Su, a troubled drunk, is abducted and imprisoned over the course of 15 years, with only a TV for company. Upon his sudden release, he begins a violent journey to discover who his captor was.
Bassam & Riz: Every turn is unexpected and more disturbing than the last. Nihilistic. Dark. But utterly captivating.