Three extremes [videorecording] = 3 몬스터 / directed by Fruit Chan, Park Chanwook, Takashi Miike.

Three extremes [videorecording] = 3 monsŭt'ŏ / directed by Fruit Chan, Park Chanwook, Takashi Miike.

Video/Projected medium
  • Korean
  • Japanese
  • Chinese
  • [Seoul] : CJ Entertainment, 2004.
  • [서울] : CJ Entertainment, 2004.
2 DVDs (126 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.


Library of Congress genre(s)
Summary note
Three short films released together from three independent movie directors. The 1st film (Box) is about twin sisters who are in the circus with their step father. Because the step father only loves one of the two the unloved sister kills her twin. Later her past comes back to haunt her. The 2nd (Dumplings) film is about a woman who eats a special dumpling in order to look young again not realizing what was in the dumpling. The 3rd film (Cut) is about a man who is kidnapped and forced to choose between killing a child and having his pianist wife's fingers cut off.
  • Originally released as a motion picture in 2004.
  • Aspect ratio 1.85:1; dual layer.
  • Special features (not subtitled) commentary with Park Ch'an-wuk, cast, and producer, making-of footage from all three films, trailer, TV spot.
System details
DVD; NTSC region 3; dolby digital 5.1.
1st film: Kyoko Hasegawa, Atsuro Watabe, Mai Suzuki, Mitsuru Akaboshi. 2nd film: Miriam Yeung, Bai Ling, Tony Ka-Fai Leung. 3rd film: Yi Pyŏng-hŏn, Im Wŏn-hŭi, Kang Hye-jŏng, Yŏm Chŏng-a.
Language note
In Japanese, Chinese (Cantonese) and Korean with optional subtitles in English and Korean.
  • Box / Takashi Miike (41 min.)
  • Jiao zi = Dumplings / Fruit Chan (35 min.)
  • Cut / Pak Ch'an-uk (46 min.).
Other title(s)
  • 3 extremes
  • 3 monsŭt'ŏ
  • Ssŭri monsŭt'ŏ
  • Three...extremes
  • Box.
  • Jiao zi.
  • 餃子.
  • Dumplings.
  • Cut.
Also known as
  • Three monsters
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