Film scholar Kyu Hyun Kim calls Sympathy for Mr. Vengeance “one of the most frightening and disturbing films ever made in Korea.” The first film in Park Chan-wook’s “Vengeance Trilogy,” it tells the story of a hearing-impaired factory worker who turns to an illegal organ-trafficking ring to get a new kidney for his dying sister. Intended for mature audiences. (Dir.: Park Chan- wook, Korea, 2002, 129 min., Korean with English subtitles) Part of the Freer and Sackler’s ninth annual ‘Korean Film Festival DC,’ copresented with AFI Silver Theatre.
Event begins at 7:00PM
Presented by: Freer and Sackler Galleries - Smithsonian Institution