Director: Spike Lee Run Time: 130 min. Format: DCP Rating: R Release Year: 2013
Starring: Elizabeth Olsen, Josh Brolin, Michael Imperioli, Samuel L. Jackson
Obsessed with vengeance, a man sets out to find out why he was kidnapped and locked up into solitary confinement for 20 years without reason.
Spike Lee’s much anticipated Oldboy (an American remake of the South Korean film of the same name, both of which are based on the Japanese manga) features Joe Doucett, an advertising executive is kidnapped and held prisoner for twenty years in solitary confinement. After he is suddenly released, he goes on a mission to find the person responsible for his imprisonment, later discovering that his life is still caught in conspiracy and torment.