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The Bow (활)

활 (Hwal)

Directed by Kim Ki-duk (김기덕)

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90min | Release date in South Korea :

Synopsis
A 60-year-old man has lived with a 16-year-old girl on a boat afloat in the middle of the sea for 10 years. The old man crosses days off of a calendar and counts the remaining days to her 17th birthday. She is content with her life, helping the old man serve the fishermen who come to the boat. When a gentle college boy comes aboard to fish, their relationship begins to suffer. As she becomes more and more attracted to the boy, she begins to distance herself from the old man, arousing his jealousy.

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 Produced by
 Kim Ki-duk (김기덕)
Production
Kim Ki-duk Film (김기덕필름)
Distribution
Kim Ki-duk Film (김기덕필름)
Staff
 Kim Ki-duk (김기덕)
 Editor
 Jang Hoon (장훈)
 Assistant director
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90 min Film
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Release date in South Korea : 2005/05/12

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I saw part of it while in Korea. I enjoyed what i say, partly because I sorta understood what was going on(never heard of it before, just started watching it) very little dialogue. That is hard to do, to make a movie so powerful and have people understand
2007-08-31 14:16:11
2007-07-12 01:48:30
COOL !!
Beautiful movie. i cried during the last 20 min. non stop. i don't think there's any movie which could compare to this. It is a masterpiece (no joke)
2006-10-24 22:05:32
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