Trailer for Park Chan-wook’s Thirst

We briefly discussed Korean director Park Chan-wook‘s latest film Thirst, in our most recent podcast.  Park, the director of 2003’s twisted and amazing Oldboy debuted his new film at the Cannes film festival a few weeks ago.  Thirst secured a North American release at the festival, and an English trailer for the film hit the web this week.

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Thirst will have its North American debut at the Fantasia Film Festival in Montreal, which runs from July 9th – 27th.  If you can’t make it to Montreal in July, you will most certainly be able to catch Thirst at the Toronto International Film Festival in September.  For lack of a better term, Park’s movies are delightfully fucked upthere isn’t a taboo he won’t break.  However, while his films are always shocking, the shock-factor always serves the story in a meaningful way and never feels gratuitous.  I loved Park’s Vengeance trilogy, and I’m really looking forward to Thirst.

Thanks to Craig for the info.

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