In 2003, a South Korean action thriller film was released. It was co-written and directed by Park Chan-wook. This film follows Oh Dae-Su, who is locked in a hotel room for 15 years against his will. During his time in confinement, he learns that his wife has been murdered and he is the main suspect. Just before escaping, Dae-Su is sedated, hypnotized and wakes up on a rooftop dressed in a suit. After his release, he searches for the truth about who and why he was held, hostage. It’s a classic story of Vengence and Truth, all locked into a full out adventure. On this podcast, we will dig into the mystery behind the film, while still trying to hold on to our own sanity. Come with us and explore this classic film!
Kent Smith is an award-winning photographer and award-winning director based out of Charlotte, N.C. His career started with sports. Since then he has added diversity to his award-winning resume; photographing musicians, dancers, models, celebrities and then onto national advertising. He has shot the likes of Obama and Bono; been from Belize to the Bahamas; photographed banks and bulls bust mostly, he has captured that genuine human spirit that is often overlooked by the ordinary.
He has also added feature films to his resume. He completed his first feature film as a creator, co-writer, producer, and it was awarded, Best Director on the film at the Solstice Film Festival in Minneapolis. He is currently working on directing national and international commercials for some major clients.