Spring, Summer, Fall, Winter...and Spring 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… Spring, Summer, Fall, Winter...and Spring 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… 2004-04-02 R PT103M Drama Foreign Language Kim Ki-Duk Oh Young-Soo Ji-a Park Sony Pictures Classics
Movie Review

Spring, Summer, Fall, Winter...and Spring (2004)

MPAA Rating: R
EW's GRADE
A-

Details Limited Release: Apr 02, 2004; Rated: R; Length: 103 Minutes; Genres: Drama, Foreign Language; With: Kim Ki-Duk and Oh Young-Soo; Distributor: Sony Pictures Classics

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.

Originally posted Apr 16, 2004 Published in issue #760 Apr 16, 2004 Order article reprints