A haunting Buddhist drama from South Korea in which aggression is as much a part of existence as breathing. A tiny monastery floats on a tranquil lake. The old monk (Oh Young-Soo) who lives there has a young apprentice; his education becomes a moving study of transcendence in everyday life.
Genre: Drama, Foreign Language; Starring: Kim Ki-Duk, Oh Young-Soo, Ji-a Park; Director: Kim Ki-Duk; Author: Kim Ki-Duk; Release Date Limited: 04/02/2004; Runtime (in minutes): 103; MPAA Rating: R; Distributor: Sony Pictures Classics
Posted April 16 2004 — 12:00 AM EDT
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