This review may contain spoilers. I can handle the truth.
Mr. Vengeance is Park Chan-wook's best directed film, and another astonishing meditation on the ramifications of revenge.
In this film, revenge operates as a circle. It offers no benefit besides the brief moment of reprieve one receives before an inevitable punishment. And yet, like Oldboy and Lady Vengeance, there is something spiritual about this film's notions of retribution.
In Lady Vengeance, the group of bereaved souls seek to cauterize the wounds left by a madman. They…