Korean director Park Chan-wook's controversial Cannes Film Festival Grand Prix winner is a revenge fable wrapped in a strange romance and embedded in a mystery. Brutal, bizarre and utterly absorbing, it begins as pudgy, obnoxious every-loser Oh Daesu (Choi Min-sik) makes an ass of himself in a police-station holding area. Detained for public drunkenness on his daughter's birthday, the feathery costume wings he bought as a last-minute gift still in their paper bag, he's eventually bailed out by a friend. But as the friend makes a phone call, Daesu simply vanishes from the busy, rain-soaked Seoul street. He wakes up in a seedy, windowless hotel room with a steel door, ...