• Studio: Tartan
  • Release Date: Mar 25, 2005
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Metascore
74

Generally favorable reviews - based on 31 Critics

User Score
8.7

Universal acclaim- based on 303 Ratings

Summary: Oh Dae-su (Choi Min-sik) is an ordinary Seoul businessman with a wife and little daughter who, after a drunken night on the town, is locked up in a strange, private "prison." No one will tell him why he's there or who his jailer is. The imprisonment last for 15 years until one day when Dae-su finds himself unexpectedly deposited on a grass-covered high-rise roof, determined to discover the mysterious enemy who had him locked up. (Tartan Films)
Runtime: 120 min
Rating: Rated R for strong violence including scenes of torture, sexuality and pervasive language.
Production: Egg Films
Genres: Action, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: South Korea
Language: Korean
Home Release Date: Aug 23, 2005
Director Credit
Chan-wook Park Director
Writer Credit
Chan-wook Park Writer
Chun-hyeong Lim Writer
Garon Tsuchiya Story
Jo-yun Hwang Writer
Joon-hyung Lim Writer
Nobuaki Minegishi Comic
Principal Cast Credit
Hye-jeong Kang Mi-Do
Ji-tae Yu Woo-Jin Lee
Min-sik Choi Dae-Su Oh
Cast Credit
Byeong-ok Kim Mr. Han
Dae-han Ji No Joo-Hwan
Dae-yeon Lee Beggar
Dal-su Oh Park Cheol-Woong
Il-han Oo Young Joo-Hwan
Jin-seo Yun Lee Soo-Ah
Kwang-rok Oh Suicidal Man
Seung-jin Lee Cast
Seung-Shin Lee Yoo Hyung-Ja
Su-hyeon Kim Cast
Tae-kyung Oh Young Dae-Su
Yeon-suk Ahn Young Woo-Jin
Producer Credit
Dong-ju Kim Executive Producer
Seung-yong Lim Producer
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