Arrow Video To Release Park Chan-wook’s VENGEANCE TRILOGY Boxset on 9th December 2019





Arrow Video have announced the Park Chan-wook’s VENGEANCE TRILOGY boxset will release on 9th December 2019.

This collection presents Sympathy for Mr. Vengeance, Oldboy and Lady Vengeance, the lauded trilogy of revenge films directed by internationally acclaimed Korean director Park Chan-wook (The Handmaiden).

Sympathy for Mr Vengeance tells the harrowing tale of a young deaf-mute man, Ryu, who kidnaps a wealthy businessman’s daughter in an attempt to extort money to pay for his sister’s kidney transplant. A terrible accident sets the child’s father on a fateful path of revenge. Oldboy tells the grisly story of Oh Dae-su, a normal man inexplicably imprisoned in a grim hotel room-like cell for 15 years without knowing his captor or the reason for his incarceration. Eventually released, he searches for answers and retribution. Lady Vengeance tells of Lee Geum-ja, a model prisoner serving a sentence for a murder she did not commit, who plots a dastardly revenge against the real murderer when she gets out.

Park Chan-wook’s visually stunning masterworks of revenge are presented in this new collection with a massive array of extras, including the feature-length Oldboy making-of documentary, Old Days.

SPECIAL EDITION CONTENTS

• Four-disc set featuring Sympathy for Mr. Vengeance, Oldboy, Lady Vengeance and the feature-length documentary Old Days
• Special edition packaging featuring newly commissioned artwork by Justin Erickson

DISC ONE – SYMPATHY FOR MR. VENGEANCE

• High Definition Blu-ray™ (1080p) presentation
• Original 5.1 DTS-HD Master Audio and 2.0 stereo
• English subtitles
• Audio commentary by director Park Chan-wook and filmmaker Ryoo Seung-wan
• Screaming for Vengeance, Kim Newman on the Vengeance Trilogy and the tradition of revenge films
• Extensive archival making-of featurettes, behind the scenes featurettes and cast and crew interviews
• Trailers
• Image gallery

DISC TWO – OLDBOY

• 4K restoration from the original camera negative supervised by director Park Chan-wook
• High Definition Blu-ray™ (1080p) presentation
• Original 5.1 DTS-HD Master Audio and 2.0 stereo
• Original Korean and English soundtracks
• Music and effects track
• Optional English subtitles for the deaf and hard of hearing for the English soundtrack
• English subtitles for the Korean soundtrack
• Audio commentary with director Park Chan-wook
• Audio commentary with Park Chan-wook and cinematographer Jung Jung-hoon
• Audio commentary with Park Chan-wook, Choi Min-sik, Yoo Ji-tae and Kang Hye-jung
• Audio commentary with critic Jasper Sharp and writer Simon Ward
• Out of the Past, video appreciation by Asian film expert Tony Rayns
• Deleted scenes with optional director commentary
• Behind the scenes featurettes
• Extensive cast and crew interviews
• Trailers and teasers
• Image gallery

DISC THREE – OLD DAYS

• Old Days: An Oldboy Story, acclaimed feature-length 2016 documentary about Park Chan-wook’s masterpiece
• Autobiography of Oldboy, a three and-a-half-hour video diary of the making of Oldboy

DISC FOUR – LADY VENGEANCE

• High Definition Blu-ray™ (1080p) presentation of two versions of the film, the original theatrical version and the fade to black and white version
• Original 5.1 DTS-HD Master Audio and 2.0 stereo
• English subtitles
• Audio commentary by director Park Chan-wook, director of photography Jung Jung-hoon and art director Jo Hwa-seong
• Audio commentary by director Park Chan-wook and actress Lee Yeong-ae
• Audio commentary by academic Richard Peña
• Extensive archival making-of featurettes, behind the scenes featurettes, cast and crew interviews and alternate scenes
• Trailers
• Image gallery

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