Among the more difficult tricks in any artform is to create something new-but-familiar. Such is the world presented in 'Stoker,' Park Chan-Wook's ('Oldboy,' 'Lady Vengeance') first English language film. You can hum along as if you've heard the tune before, but examining any specific moment reveals that, beneath the ice, there's a river of peculiarity far more unique than may first seem obvious.
Often the early months of the year offer few good movies, which made us nervous about Park Chan-wook's 'Stoker.' It's due out in a couple weeks, but word out of Sundance and other screenings has been great (we rather liked it ourselves). Now there's a featurette that talks about the film's Southern Gothic flavor.
'Stoker,' the first English-language film by Korean director Park Chan-wook, will debut this weekend at the Sundance Film festival, and will be going out to theaters on March 1. But until then, here's a clip from the film in which Nicole Kidman talks about how she really feels about her own daughter.
Cinephiles everywhere have been hungrily anticipating 'Stoker', the first English-language production by acclaimed Korean director Park Chan-Wook ('Oldboy', 'Sympathy for Lady Vengeance'). With a visionary director at the helm, and a cast that includes Nicole Kidman, Mia Wasikowska and Matthew Goode, 'Stoker' is easily one of the must-see films in the first quarter of next year, and today brings us our very first look at the thriller.