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Links to our threads on the original versions of Sympathy for Mr. Vengeance (2002), Oldboy (2003) and Sympathy for Lady Vengeance (2005), and to our thread on the remake of Oldboy (2013). Link to our thread on Paradise Now (2005). - - - ‘Paradise Now’ Director Hany Abu-Assad to Direct ‘Sympathy for Mr. Vengeance’ Remake (Exclusive) Hany Abu-Assad will direct the English-language remake of “Sympathy for Mr. Vengeance,” the Park Chan-Wook film that kicked off the South Korean filmmaker’s “Vengeance Trilogy,” an individual with knowledge of the project has told TheWrap. Silver Reel,
Interesting film. Palestinian director, with French, Dutch and Israeli production companies. A look at what could be the motivation/justification of a suicide bomber. It's not as good as Battle of Algiers, but worth seeing. It's not really an apology for suicide bombers, but an exploration of the factors that go into someone making that decision. It both allows the reasoning for such a choice to be heard, but also critiqued by those who disagree with the method. One point of interest is the connection between Suha and Said. Suha's father was an early martyr and has been held up through the y