Day Six: Sympathy for Lady Vengeance (March of the Movies 2022)

A couple years back, I watched Oldboy upon recommendation of… well, pretty much anyone who had seen it. Now that I have, this is also my personal recommendation for you, reader, to watch it. Though be warned: it gets a tad gruesome.

What do you do when you watch a film that’s really good? Go through the director’s other works in search of things just as good, if not better, of course! Thus, here I am with Sympathy for Lady Vengeance (or just Lady Vengeance in certain regions). Based on synopsis alone, and the reputation it has for being part of director Park Chan-wook’s “Vengeance Trilogy,” I was expecting a lot of similarities to Oldboy. I ended up being only partially correct!

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