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Was Oldboy based on a manga?

Old 08-24-06, 02:46 PM
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Was Oldboy based on a manga?

I heard it was, I always thought Chan-wook Parks stuff was originally written for the screen.

Anyone know?
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Spoiler:
It's based on the Life and Times of Jon Voight.
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i think you're lying
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Originally Posted by lukewarmwater
i think you're lying
It was the most wrong thing I could think of.
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i knew it!
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still need an answer though....
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Yes, it's based on a Manga, though heavily altered.

from imdb.com:

Based on Japanese Manga "Oldboy" by Minegishi Nobuaki and Tsuchiya Garon.
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Yes it is.

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Old_Boy_%28manga%29

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