Sunday, September 24, 2006

Spring, Summer, Autumn, Winter ... and Spring

Spring, Summer, Autumn, Winter ... and Spring

Release Date: 2004
Director: Kim Ki Duk
Writer : Kim Ki Duk

Oh Yeong Soo ... Old Monk
Seo Jae Kyeong ... Child Monk
Kim Young Min ... Young Adult Monk
Kim Ki Duk ... Adult Monk

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Spring - Child Monk takes life of animals out of innocence
A child monk ties a stone to a back of fish. Same plight awaits a frog and a snake. The child monk roams the brook in search of the fish and the frog as his punishment allotted by the old monk.

Summer - Boy Monk in love learns obsession
The monk is now 17 years old. To the lonely hermitage, a girl comes to convalesce. Before long, warm feelings towards the girl sprouts in the boy's heart. Their ripple in the water turns into an act of love.

Autumn - Young Monk in agony of malice
The boy returns to the hermitage in the mountains as a young man in his thirties after committing a murder. The old monk whips him finding the young man attempting suicide in front of the statue of Buddha. Old monk order him to etch the Pranja-parpamitasutra, meanwhile he finds peace in his heart.

Winter - Mature Monk in days of enlightenment
The monk, now in his full maturity retraces his steps to the abandoned hermitage in the mountains. A woman wearing a veil visits the hermitage with a baby. She leaves her baby behind and runs away.

And then spring - Another child monk : cycle of four seasons
The old monk living with another child monk is having a peaceful time in the hermitage...the circle of life keeps on.


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Anonymous bunty gandhi said...

finest nature movie ever !!

Saturday, August 18, 2012 10:45:00 AM  

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