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The Vengeance Trilogy – Arrow Limited Edition Blu-ray

Arrow Video (UK) will release a 3-film set of Oldboy, Sympathy for Mr. Vengeance, and Lady Vengeance on a Limited Edition Blu-ray set, The Vengeance Trilogy.

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 an act of 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.

Release date: December 9, 2019
Genre: Drama / Thriller

SPECS
  • Director: Park Chan-wook
  • Cast: various
  • Country: South Korea
  • Discs: 4 Blu-ray Discs
  • Region: A
  • Run Time: 121 / 120 / 115 minutes
  • Formats: Color; 2.35:1
  • Audio: Korean
  • Subtitle: English
  • Studio: Arrow Video (UK)

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
  • 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
Vengeance Trilogy (Details)

Lady Vengeance (2005) trailer

 

Notice: The picture quality of these photos and videos do not reflect the picture quality of the blu-ray or DVD in this package.

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