Sympathy for Mr. Vengeance Synopsis
Deaf mute tries everything he can to save his sister, who is in need of a kidney transplant.
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New York Daily News

By Jami Bernard
You can't look away, not only because the carnage is so masterfully photographed, but because the director sucks you into his bleak,...
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80

TV Guide

By Maitland McDonagh
The only constant in Park's brilliantly cruel world is this: No matter how badly things seem to be going, there's a twist of fate lurking...
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75

Premiere

By Aaron Hillis
Perhaps with an open and willing mind, you'll also see the vast difference between this wily consciousness experiment and, say, Rob...
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75

The Globe and Mail (Toronto)

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Bold, intelligent and provocative.
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75

New York Post

By V.A. Musetto
Savage yet spellbinding.
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75

Boston Globe

By Wesley Morris
The violence in the final 45 minutes of Mr. Vengeance is tough to watch.
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70

The Dissolve

By Scott Tobias
Park’s pristine framing and yen for extreme violence give Sympathy For Mr. Vengeance the pop of a graphic novel, but there are times when...
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63

Chicago Tribune

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It's all a little ultra-cool for me. Shakespeare was right. Revenge is a dish best served ice-cold, not cool.
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50

The Hollywood Reporter

By Frank Scheck
This ultra-violent revenge thriller is far more notable for its baroque excesses than coherence or credibility.
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25

Entertainment Weekly

By Owen Gleiberman
So badly told that it ends up dissecting a corruption that exudes from nowhere but itself.
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Rated NR | For Strong Sexuality, Drug Use, Strong Gruesome Violence and Language