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Interview: Park Chan-wook on blending genres and why revenge is meaningless

Thirteen years after his breakout international hit Oldboy, Park Chan-wook has risen through the filmmaking ranks from a director of clever action movies to one of South Korea’s—and the world’s—premier cinematic voices. Combining operatic themes of vengeance and destiny with outrageous twists and a sumptuous visual sensibility, Park’s films have always been difficult to put into one specific genre box.
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