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Spring, Summer, Fall, Winter... And Spring (봄여름가을겨울 그리고 봄)

봄여름가을겨울 그리고 봄 (Bom-yeo-reum-ga-eul-gyeo-wool Geu-ri-go Bom)

Directed by Kim Ki-duk (김기덕)

Screenplay by

Chronicle Drama

106min | Release date in South Korea :

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.

Fall - 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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 Produced by
 Lee Seung-jae (이승재)
Production
LJ Film (LJ 필름)
Distribution
Korea Pictures (Korea Pictures)
Staff
 Kim Ki-duk (김기덕)
 Editor
 Jang Cheol-soo (장철수)
 Assistant director
 Roh Hong-jin (노홍진)
 Directing department
 Park Jong-chul (박종철)
 Lighting/cinematography department
 Jang Cheol-soo (장철수)
 Editing department
Technics
106 min 35mm Panoramic (1.85)
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www.cineclickasia.co...
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Release date in South Korea : 2003/09/19
 Korea, South - 2003/9/19

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