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조 영욱

Overview
Works: 64 works in 107 publications in 6 languages and 2,311 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Thrillers (Motion pictures)  Film adaptations  Action and adventure films  History  Historical films  Erotic films  Horror films  Vampire films  Dark comedy films 
Roles: Composer, Author, Musician
Classifications: PN1997.2, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by 조 영욱
Agassi = The Handmaiden( Visual )

8 editions published between 2016 and 2017 in Korean and Chinese and held by 676 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A Korean woman who is hired as handmaiden to a young Japanese lady is secretly plotting with a conman to defraud her of her large inheritance
Pakchwi by Chan-wook Park( Visual )

2 editions published in 2009 in Korean and held by 473 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Sang-hyun is a priest working for a hospital. He selflessly volunteers for a secret vaccine development project intended to eradicate a deadly virus. However, the virus eventually takes over the priest. He nearly dies, but makes a miraculous recovery after receiving an accidental transfusion of vampire blood. He quickly realizes his sole reason for living involves taking the pleasures of the flesh. He struggles to control his insatiable thirst for blood until a love affair unleashes his darkest desires in deadly new ways
Pyut'i insaidŭ = The beauty inside( Visual )

1 edition published in 2016 in Korean and held by 227 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Every morning, Woo-jin wakes up in a different body. His age, gender, and nationality may change, but the one constant in his life is E-soo - the woman he loves. She knows his secret, and loves him anyway. With every transformation, Woo-jin has to figure out how to return to his own body and reunite with E-soo."--Container
Pyŏnhoin = The attorney by Hyeonho Yun( Visual )

2 editions published between 2013 and 2014 in Korean and held by 225 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Song Woo-seok has no clients, connections, or college degree, but his eye for business and appetite for money make him the most successful lawyer in town. But at the peak of his success, a local teenager is falsely accused of a crime, then beaten and tortured while waiting in jail. Shocked by these conditions, Song takes the case no one else will, and changes the course of his life."--Container
Kongdong kyŏngbi kuyŏk JSA = Joint Security Area by Chan-Wook Park( Visual )

3 editions published between 2005 and 2008 in 3 languages and held by 145 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In the extremely sensitive, highly-armed Korean DMZ, 16 shots are fired and a North Korean soldier is killed. A South Korean soldier and a North Korean soldier give completely contradictory accounts of the event and another witness attempts to commit suicide rather than submit to questioning. A Swiss military team from the Neutral Nations Supervisory Commission is asked to investigate this mysterious incident before it escalates
Oldŭ boi = Oldboy by Chan-Wook Park( Visual )

16 editions published between 2003 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 107 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

After a drunken night on the town, an ordinary Seoul businessman, OH Dae-su, wakes up in the morning to discover he has been locked up without explanation in a mysterious prison. After fifteen years, Dae-su suddenly and inexplicably finds himself freed. A voice on a cellphone taunts him into discovering who kept him imprisoned. Dae-su plunges into a world of competing vengeance, his own drive for revenge matched by the equally implacable and Byzantine scheming of his mysterious nemesis
Sumbakkokchil = Hide and seek( Visual )

2 editions published in 2014 in Korean and held by 98 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

After a disturbing search for his missing brother, Sung-soo and his family find themselves stalked by a mysterious masked figure
The Berlin file( Visual )

2 editions published in 2013 in Korean and held by 77 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Exposed during an illegal arms trade gone wrong in Berlin, a North Korean "ghost" agent finds himself in the crosshairs of an international manhunt. Was he betrayed by his wife or his country? He must prepare to make the ultimate sacrifice
Public enemy by Xinzhi Zhong( Visual )

1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 39 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The essence of the police, public servant, maintaining public peace, striving for the safety of citizens, has nothing to do with Detective Gang of Gangdong precinct. The meaning of being a public official, putting public interests over his own, has been completely lost on him. Gang uses his job as an opportunity to generate side income and settle personal matters. Lawless cops and a savage killer battle to the bitter end!
Kundo : millan ŭi sidae( Visual )

3 editions published between 2014 and 2015 in Korean and held by 22 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"The year is 1859, feudal Joseon is plagued with numerous natural disasters, poor harvest, poverty, hunger and death. But the rich nobles are only concerned with their own wealth and continue to exploit and persecute the poor. In this dark period, KUNDO was a single shred of hope for the poor, an entity which can be the subject of fear to unjust nobles. After killing poor butcher Dolmuchi's mother and sister, millionaire Jo-yoon commands absolute power over him. Clouded by vengeance, Dolmuchi is accepted as a member of KUNDO, and unsheathes his sword for the weak."--Korean Movie Database (KMDb)
Kangnam 1970( Visual )

3 editions published in 2015 in Korean and held by 19 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"In the 1970s, during the height of political corruption, Gangnam, the southern part of Seoul is starting to be transformed into a developed area. Childhood friends Jong-dae and Yong-ki struggle to get by, until their shanty homes are demolished by local thugs. Desperate for cash, they get involved in violent political clashes, and are separated during one of the skirmishes. Three years later, Jong-dae lives as an honest man with former gang leader Kil-su. Meanwhile, Yong-ki has joined Seoul's most powerful criminal organization and fights over the lands in Gangnam, all in the name of putting together secret political funds that drive up the value of the city."--Korean Movie Database (KMDb)
P'andora = Pandora( Visual )

2 editions published in 2017 in Korean and held by 17 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"A realistic movie about the people of a nation and the President who sacrifice their lives to stop a disaster from happening"--HanCinema
Palle kyosŭpso = Flying boys( Visual )

1 edition published in 2005 in Korean and held by 17 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Min-jae is a high school senior who lives with his father, an airline pilot, and is struggling with his studies. For some time he has had a crush on Su-jin, a girl his own age who lives in the same apartment building, but has lacked the courage to approach her. Su-jin, meanwhile, is frustrated with her family life and keen to get away. She plans to become a veterinarian, even though she is no good with animals. Min-jae and Su-jin are unexpectedly thrown together when they are both pressured into joining a local ballet class. As time passes they get to know each other, as well as the other oddball characters who make up the rest of the class
Singgŭl raidŏ = A single rider( Visual )

3 editions published between 2017 and 2018 in Korean and held by 15 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Jae-hoon (LEE Byung-hun) is a talented fund manager but when his company goes bankrupt, he is suddenly on the brink of losing everything, Facing his own despair, he goes on a spontaneous trip to Australia, where his wife Soo-jin (KONG Hyo-jin) lives with their son Jin-woo for his education, As he arrives he witnesses their happy life and soon begins to feel pangs of jealousy when he witnesses the relationship between his wife and her next-door Australian neighbor Kris, He watches on from a distance, looking for signs of an affair, Also in Australia is a Korean student who is visiting the country for a working holiday
Taeksi unjeonsa = A taxi driver( Visual )

3 editions published in 2018 in Korean and held by 13 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

<Summary available in Chinese field only>
Pingu( Visual )

1 edition published in 2005 in Korean and held by 12 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Jung-hyeon and Wu-seong are stranded in a snowstorm in Mt, Asiaq Alaska, Jung-hyeon is seriously injured in the leg, Wu-seong had never gone mountain climbing outside the country, or been stranded before, and he is scared, They find shelter in an icy cave, and trying to stay awake, start talking of their past, Then they are struck when they realize the memories that have been helping them prolong their lives overlapped with a girl named Gyeong-min, Two love stories at a different time and different place fill the snowy planes
Kosanja, taedong yŏjido( Visual )

1 edition published in 2017 in Korean and held by 12 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Kim Jeong-ho became desirous of creating maps since his father had to lose his life due to an incorrect map. The movie depicts the fate of the era that he had to face, as he finally took on his own mission to make the woodcut of Daedongyeojido, Joseon's first largest nationwide map"--HanCinema
Taeho( Visual )

1 edition published in 2016 in Korean and held by 10 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The film tells the story of the skilled hunter Chun Man-duk, who lives in the Jirisan Mountain region during Japanese occupation (1910-1945). He trains his son to follow in his footsteps, until a Japanese commander decides it is time to eradicate the tiger population in the region. Chun and other hunters are brought in to clear the area, until one final, fearsome beast remains. The hunter develops respect for the animal, who not only escapes the clutches of the hunters but attacks them and their Japanese escorts
Je suis un cyborg by Chan-Wook Park( Visual )

2 editions published between 2008 and 2015 in Korean and French and held by 10 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Mots-clés: folie ; malade mental ; hôpital psychiatrique
Sosu ŭigyŏn( Visual )

1 edition published in 2017 in Korean and held by 10 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"An urban renewal project is given the green light and residents are forced to move. Park Jae Ho (Lee Kyung Young) and other tenants refuse to leave, resulting in a riot that leads to the death of Jae Ho's 16-year-old son and a police officer. Jae Ho is accused of murdering the policeman but he insists that he unintentionally killed the policeman out of self-defense in order to protect his son from being beaten. Young attorney Yoon Jin Won (Yoon Kye Sang) is assigned to defend Jae Ho and becomes suspicious of the case. With the help of passionate reporter Gong Soo Kyung (Kim Ok Bin) and fellow lawyer Jang Dae Seok (Yu Hae Jin), Jin Won vows to look for the truth"--YesAsia
 
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