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Oldboy / ShowEast ; Egg Films ; presented and produced by Showeast in association with Egg Films ; a Chanwook Park film ; ShowEast presents.

Pak, Ch'an-uk, 1963- (Added Author). Chʻoe, Min-sik, 1962- (Added Author). Lim, Syd. (Added Author). Tsuchiya, Garon. (Added Author). Yu, Chi-tʻae, 1976- (Added Author). Kang, Hye-jung. (Added Author). Lim, Junhyung. (Added Author). Syoisŭtʻŭ (Firm) (Added Author). Egg Films (Firm) (Added Author). Tartan Video (Firm) (Added Author). Min-sik Choi, Ji-tae Yu, Hye-jung Gang. (Cast).

Available copies

  • 2 of 2 copies available at Evergreen Indiana.

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Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Brownstown PL - Brownstown ADVD OLDBOY (Text) 79361000097953 Adult Fiction DVDs Available -
Mitchell Comm. PL - Mitchell DVD OLD (Text) 36823001510513 AV Entertainment Available -

Record details

  • Physical Description: 1 videodisc (120 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
  • Publisher: [Los Angeles] : Tartan Video, [2005]

Content descriptions

General Note:
Originally produced as a motion picture in 2003 under title: Oldeuboi.
Special features: deleted scenes; Oldboy trailer contest winner; photo gallery.
Creation/Production Credits Note:
Director, Chanwook Park ; producer, Syd Lim ; original story, Tsuchiya Garon ; screenplay, Joyun Hwang, Junhyung Lim, Chanwook Park.
Participant or Performer Note:
Min-sik Choi, Ji-tae Yu, Hye-jung Gang.
Summary, etc.:
Oh Dae-su is an ordinary Seoul businessman with a wife and little daughter. After a drunken night on the town, he is abducted and locked up in a strange, private "prison". No one will tell him why he's there and who his jailer is and his fury builds to a single-minded focus of revange. 15 years later, he is unexpectedly freed, given a new suit, a cell phone and 5 days to unravel the mystery and discover the identity of the enemy who had him imprisoned. Seeking vengeance on all those involved, he soon finds that his enemy's tortures are just beginning.
Target Audience Note:
MPAA rating: R; for strong violence including scenes of torture, sexuality and pervasive language.
System Details Note:
DVD; region 1; widescreen (2.35:1 aspect ratio) presentation; Dolby Digital EX 5.1 surround and 5.1 surround; NTSC.
Language Note:
In Korean; English dubbed with optional English or Spanish subtitles.
Subject: Kidnapping > Korea (South) > Drama.
Revenge > Drama.
Genre: Action and adventure films.
Feature films.

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