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Film: Sympathy for Mr. Vengeance

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

Categories: International, Free, Film

Event Venue

Meyer Auditorium at the Freer Gallery of Art

Independence Ave and 12th St SW
Washington, DC 20024
  • Friday, March 15, 2013
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