Park Chan-wook

No one can be trusted in the first trailer for Park Chan-wook’s Decision to Leave

By Charles Bramesco

A cop investigating a murder in a wind-swept mountain town falls for the victim's widow in the Cannes prize-winner.

The full 2022 BFI London Film Festival line-up has been announced

By Marina Ashioti

From Glass Onion to Decision to Leave, this year’s cinematic bonanza is packed to the gills with discovery and delight.

LWLies 95: The Decision to Leave issue – Out now!

By Little White Lies

Dive in to the deceptively tranquil waters of Park Chan-wook’s sensational, genre-splicing detective yarn.

Decision to Leave – first-look review

By Hannah Strong

A police detective forms a dangerous bond with a woman suspected of murdering her husband in Park Chan-wook’s swooning crime drama.

Claire Denis and David Cronenberg headline the 2022 Cannes Film Festival

By David Jenkins

This year’s stacked line-up also includes new work Kelly Reichardt, Ruben Ostlünd and Park Chan-wook – but no David Lynch.

Park Chan-wook will adapt The Sympathizer for TV, with Robert Downey Jr. on board

By Charles Bramesco

RDJ will portray multiple antagonists in the new take on Viet Thanh Nguyen's novel.

Discover the military thriller that put Park Chan-wook on the mapf

By Anton Bitel

2000’s JSA – Joint Security Area was one of the first significant films of the so-called Korean Wave.

Park Chan-wook has begun work on his next film, a romantic murder mystery

By Charles Bramesco

Decision to Leave marks the director’s return to Korea following his English-language miniseries The Little Drummer Girl.

The 100 Best Films of the 2000s: 50-26

By Little White Lies

Our noughties ranking reaches the midway point, as Amélie, Oldboy and Spider-Man 2 all make the cut.

Watch: Hallyu Forever – The Korean Wave Explained

By Will Webb

How South Korean cinema’s domestic boom in the late 1990s took over the world.

South Korea’s female filmmakers are finally making their voices heard

By Darren Carver-Balsiger

At the 63rd BFI London Film Festival, five films directed by women signalled a new chapter for Korean cinema.

Park Chan-wook’s new western comes together at Amazon

By Charles Bramesco

The Brigands of Rattlecreek may have lassoed Matthew McConaughey.

Oldboy (2003)

By Kambole Campbell

Park Chan-wook’s revenge thriller mixes stylish thrills and perverse twists with a surprising amount of humour.

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Park Chan-wook’s Oldboy is returning to cinemas

By Charles Bramesco

The South Korean master’s name-making revenge saga is getting a shiny new restoration.

The Little Drummer Girl – first look review

By Kambole Campbell

Florence Pugh, Alexander Skarsgård and Michael Shannon star in this lurid, weird and impeccably designed new work from Park Chan-wook.

Six of the best Park Chan-wook scenes

By Kambole Campbell

From Oldboy to Stoker, here are some of the South Korean director’s most memorable moments.

The Handmaiden

By Abbey Bender

Park Chan-wook’s sumptuous erotic thriller is among his boldest works to date.

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