A Rose Reborn (2014) – Short Film of An Inventor versus Investor
An inventor goes to meet an eccentric investor, one who insists on making the inventor follow a series of clues and bizarre requests before considering his new technology. A brilliant young CEO from London contemplates the possibility of selling his invention to a mysterious Chinese billionaire. Before actually meeting his potential investor however our protagonist must face a number of challenges in the form of journeys, riddles and the exchange of clothes.
Scored by Clint Mansell (“Black Swan,” “Requiem for a Dream”), the short film has the cold, polished esthetic quality the South Korean filmmaker is known for, aided by director of photography Natasha Braier (“The Milk of Sorrow,” “The Rover”).
A Park Chan-wook film presented by Ermenegildo Zegna and Stefano Pilati, featuring Jack Huston and Daniel Wu.
Chan-wook Park was born on August 23, 1963 in Seoul, South Korea. He is a director and writer, known for Oldboy (2003), Sympathy for Lady Vengeance (2005) and Sympathy for Mr. Vengeance (2002).
Directed by Chan-wook Park.
Starring: Jack Huston, Daniel Wu, Ottaviano Blitch