AB: It is fantastic to see Park Chan-wook’s neo-gothic thriller Stoker amongst the lineup. I know a lot of people who had their fingers crossed hoping they would get the chance to see it. Have you met Park by any chance and do you know what it was about this story that inspired him to make his first English language film?
NM: I am a big fan of his work. Joint Security Area is a masterpiece, and Oldboy and Sympathy for Mr. Vengeance are great films. I believe he was approached to direct. There was a lot of excitement about the script when it was pitched, and he agreed to come on board.
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