More on Chan-Wook Park's Sympathy for Lady Vengeance
6th Jul 05
With only a few days to go before the Korean release of Chan-Wook Park's Sympathy for Lady Vengeance - the much-hyped third and final installment of his revenge trilogy - the director has spoken to chosun.com about his upcoming film, and other projects that will possibly follow. Whilst being evasive on the actual content of Sympathy For Lady Vengeance, Chan-Wook Park has let one or two things slip, in particular the tone of the movie;
"The film changes direction about two-thirds of the way in due to an unforseen occurance. It would be correct to say it begins coolly and ends hot. There are no extreme mood swings in the film."
In the interview, Chan-Wook Park also reveals his plans for two or three up-coming projects that he is considering taking on next:
"Iíve decided to put off a film about the People's Revolutionary Party incident because of what happened with The Presidentís Last Bang [a movie based on Park Chung-heeís assassination]. Iíd rather go to jail than release a film thatís been cut. But once youíve made it, itís also hard to refuse cuts because itís not just your film.
Anyway, Iím going to make a high-definition film paid for by CJ Entertainment. Itís the story of a young girl in a mental hospital who believes sheís a cyborg. Its tentative title is, Iím a Cyborg, but Itís OK. After that, Iíll do a vampire movie."
Chan-Wook Park doing a Cyborg movie? And a Vampire movie? Bring them on...