Oldboy, an English movie, is not currently screening in Hyderabad.
Josh Brolin, Elizabeth Olsen, Sharlto Copley, Samuel L Jackson, Michael Imperioli, Pom Klementieff, James Ransone, Max Casella, Linda Emond, Elvis Nolasco, Rami Malek, Lance Reddick, Hannah Ware, Richard Portnow, Hannah Simone
South Korean films thrive on violence and Greek tragedies. There is something so inherently gloomy in them that you willingly suspend your disbelief to allow total immersion in the stories that, more often than not, have ambiguous or unhappy endings.
Yet, when an American filmmaker as renown as Spike Lee, not known for fluff, decides to remake a famous South Korean film in the English language, you are not so convinced. Which is why Oldboy, in English, does not have the same impact now that the original did, 10 years ago.