Through overblown histrionics and some peculiar storytelling styles, Park makes the film more convoluted than it needs to be, but when those subtly complex layers are taken with sophistication and grace, you catch some near-solid glimpses into what could have been. The revenge tale follows a woman who is released from prison after serving 13 years for a murder she didn't commit. Chung Chung-hoon's cinematography is even less unique, yet nonetheless lively, with subtly striking and fitting tastes in coloration and light that are augmented in the perhaps definitive "Fade to White" version, whose gradual descent into a black-and-white palette reflects the drama's gradual descent into dark tone. Oldboy was the turning point in Park's trilogy and elevated the standards of the revenge film with his second outing in the trilogy. | Fresh (65) A page for describing Trivia: Sympathy for Lady Vengeance. (edit: ayy i love this new poster. It outclasses Tarantino’s Kill Bill as a revenge story with far deeper turmoil. This might just feel like a black comedy because, at this point, the amount of violence that Park is showcasing is pretty much comical, and it doesn't help that "Oldboy" got kind of cheesily weird at times. TMDb | Rating: C+ The kind of glorious sensory rush that you can only get when a supremely confident director fully kicks out the jams. Forgot your password? Your Ticket Confirmation # is located under the header in your email that reads "Your Ticket Reservation Details". View All Photos (7) Sympathy for Lady Vengeance Quotes. The excellent and highly memorable transitions keep the plot momentum going - and it goes! Apart from Park's impressive but ultimately hollow style (his images are impeccably composed and visually inventive), Lady Vengeance is still an exercise in wretched excess (though less extreme than its predecessors). We want to hear what you have to say but need to verify your account. | Rating: 4/4 By creating an account, you agree to the Privacy Policy D&D Beyond All stories in the three films feature revenge for a heinous act but the first and last are more closely linked. Amazon.ca - Buy Sympathy For Lady Vengeance at a low price; free shipping on qualified orders. During her conviction, she had become a national sensation, because of her angelic face, youth, and admission of the crime. the pacing IMO is great, not too slow nor too fast, and the actors deliver great perfomances. Has one daughter. Movie: Sympathy for Lady Vengeance Revised romanization: Chinjeolhan Geumjassi Hangul: 친절한 금자씨 Director: Park Chan-Wook Assistant Director: Seok Min-Woo Writer: Jung Seo-Kyoung, Park Chan-Wook Producer: Cho Young-wuk, Lee Chun-yeong, Lee Tae-hun Cinematography: Jeong Jeong-hun Release Date: July 29, 2005 (South Korea) Runtime: 112 min. When you consider how much flashbacks feel overused in other movies, the non-linearity and use of flashbacks embedded within this film never felt like they halt the momentum of…, Chris Vandenberg 1,000 films 6,392 105 Edit. I said "adorably" because for a dark and bizzare plot like this, he still managed to squeeze in some (a lot of) humor…, Review by Darren Carver-Balsiger ★★★★★ 14, Park Chan-wook's Lady Vengeance is an immaculately framed, incredibly gripping psychological thriller. Sympathy For Lady Vengeance Film Fictional Characters Movie Film Stock Movies Films Fantasy Characters. Of course, dragging is hardly the most questionable structural attribute of this plot, for the nonlinear structure and juggling of story layers is jumbled to the point of almost being abstractionist, and decidedly to the point of near-tiresome convolution. This is a near flawless film that will definitely entertain you from start to finish. Lady Vengeance (Hangul: 친절한 금자씨 ; RR: Chinjeolhan geumjassi; dikenal dengan Sympathy for Lady Vengeance) adalah film drama kriminal thriller Korea Selatan tahun 2005 yang disutradarai oleh Park Chan-wook dan diproduseri oleh Jo Yeong-wook dan Lee Tae-hun.