Oldboy - Expat Cinema Rotterdam

Park Chang-Wook

Miss seeing international films because you can’t yet keep up with the Dutch subtitles? Want to meet fellow expats and new Dutch folks? Love cinema? Then this is the event for you! Curated international films with English subtitles and networking drinks. Join Expat Cinema Rotterdam for the best international art house cinema with English subtitles and networking drinks afterwards.

Oldboy is a 2003 South Korean neo-noir action thriller film directed and co-written by Park Chan-wook (DECISION TO LEAVE, DRIVE MY CAR). A loose adaptation of the Japanese manga of the same name, the film follows the story of Oh Dae-su (Choi Min-sik), who is imprisoned in a cell which resembles a hotel room for 15 years without knowing the identity of his captor or his captor’s motives. When he is finally released, Dae-su finds himself still trapped in a web of conspiracy and violence. His own quest for vengeance becomes tied in with romance when he falls in love with an attractive young sushi chef, Mi-do (Kang Hye-jung).

wo 31 aug
  • 19:00
Kaarten
€ 11
  • filmspecial
Zuid-Korea
2003
115’
Koreaans gesproken
Engels ondertiteld
16 Geweld Grof taalgebruik

Miss seeing international films because you can’t yet keep up with the Dutch subtitles? Want to meet fellow expats and new Dutch folks? Love cinema? Then this is the event for you! Curated international films with English subtitles and networking drinks. Join Expat Cinema Rotterdam for the best international art house cinema with English subtitles and networking drinks afterwards.

Oldboy is a 2003 South Korean neo-noir action thriller film directed and co-written by Park Chan-wook (DECISION TO LEAVE, DRIVE MY CAR). A loose adaptation of the Japanese manga of the same name, the film follows the story of Oh Dae-su (Choi Min-sik), who is imprisoned in a cell which resembles a hotel room for 15 years without knowing the identity of his captor or his captor’s motives. When he is finally released, Dae-su finds himself still trapped in a web of conspiracy and violence. His own quest for vengeance becomes tied in with romance when he falls in love with an attractive young sushi chef, Mi-do (Kang Hye-jung).