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Venue: Arroz Estúdios, Lisbon | Tickets: €7.90 (with membership) Date: June 28, 2022 | Opening Time: 19:00 | Movie Starts: 21:00

Black Cat Cinema summer schedule, June 2022. Oldboy movie poster. Open-air event.

Director: Park Chan-wook

Actors: Choi Min-sik, Yoo Ji-Tae, Kang Hye-jeong

Country: Korea | Year: 2003

Audio: Korean | Subtitles: English

Length: 2h | PG: M/18

Definitely not for the faint-hearted. If you're looking for first date material, then look elsewhere! But if you crave a slice of dark, visceral, and arguably genius, cinema. Then this is for you. Unmissable for any fan of the more twisted side of the silver screen.

This Korean cult classic follows the story of Oh Dae-su, who is imprisoned in a cell which resembles a hotel room for 15 years without knowing the identity of his captor or his captor's motives. When he is finally released, Dae-su finds himself still trapped in a web of conspiracy and violence. His own quest for vengeance becomes tied in with romance when he falls in love with an attractive young sushi chef.

The film won the Grand Prix at the 2004 Cannes Film Festival and high praise from the president of the jury, director Quentin Tarantino.

Venue Information: Black Cat Cinema's host for this open-air event is Arroz Estúdios: A members-only, non-profit Cultural Association based in the Beato area of East Lisbon. If you're not already a member of the club, a 1-year membership is just €3 (cash only) at the door. You can find the location right here. The movie starts at 21:00. The bar opens for drinks and music from 19:00. Pizzas and popcorn are available from 20:00. We always recommend bringing a warm jacket and/or blanket.


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