The South Korean auteur known for squid-chomping, luxe erotica and graphic torture is back with a seductive mystery thriller.
Park Chan-wook’s revenge thriller mixes stylish thrills and perverse twists with a surprising amount of humour.
By Abbey Bender
Park Chan-wook’s sumptuous erotic thriller is among his boldest works to date.
Operatic style can’t paste over the meagre, far-fetched substance in Oldboy director Park Chan-wook’s English-language debut.
It’s got problems, sure. But once again, Park delivers something dark, witty and original.