Park Chan-wook

‘The Handmaiden’ Trailer Teases a Seductive and Sinister New Film From the Director of ‘Oldboy’

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by Britt Hayes 7 hours ago
After making his English-language debut with Stoker, South Korean director Park Chan-wook is back with The Handmaiden, a new thriller based on Sarah Waters’ acclaimed British novel Fingersmith. And judging by this stunning and enigmatic new trailer, Chan-wook’s latest is every bit as sinister, seductive and visually sublime as his previous efforts.

‘Oldboy’ and ‘Stoker’ Director Park Chan-Wook Is Planning His Next Film

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by Charles Bramesco December 10, 2015 @ 9:53 AM
Focus Features
Lesbians are so in right now, and that’s only partially facetious. In Carol, one of the year’s finest films, Cate Blanchett and Rooney Mara play star-crossed lovers first exploring their forbidden urges during the cloistered 1950s. And in The Duke of...

‘Stoker’ Director Park Chan-wook Begins Production on Lesbian Drama ‘Fingersmith’

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by Britt Hayes June 23, 2015 @ 8:02 PM
BBC
It was reported last year that Korean director Park Chan-wook had signed on to direct his second English-language film, but it seems that project will have to wait a little longer. The director has begun production on his next film, Fingersmith, based on the 2002 crime novel by Sarah Waters. Although that novel is written in English, Chan-wook’s film will be in Korean.

'Stoker' Featurette: Nicole Kidman's Family is a Little Unhinged

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by Damon Houx February 18, 2013 @ 4:58 PM
Fox Searchlight
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.

‘Star Wars: Episode 7’: Top 5 Directors to Succeed George Lucas

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by Damon Houx October 31, 2012 @ 2:30 PM
Lucasfilm
With the frenzy of anticipation that comes with the announcement of a new ’Star Wars: Episode 7’ movie, it’s worth considering how many names being thrown out can’t make the film for the proposed 2015 release date, or are otherwise occupied. There’s...