Spring, Summer, Fall, winter and...spring

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Printemps, été, automne, hiver... et printemps

Spring, Summer, Fall, winter and...spring

(Bom yeoreum gaeul gyeoul geurigo bom)

by Kim Ki-duk

South Korea


Printemps, été, automne, hiver... et printemps

Director: Kim Ki-duk

Script: Kim Ki-duk

Cinematographer: Baek Dong-hyun

Editing: Kim Ki-duk

Artistic Director: Oh Sang-man

Music: Bark Jee-woong

Cast: Oh Young-su, Kim Ki-duk, Kim Young-min, Seo Jae-kyung, Ha Yeo-jin

Production: LJ Film, Pandora Film

Pretty Pictures
100 rue de la Folie Méricourt
75011 Paris
Tel: 0033
Mail: info@prettypictures.fr

Year: 2003

35 mm, Colour, 103 min, 
OV Korean with French Subtitles

Selected in many Interantioanl Film Festivals
Awarded in Locarno and San Sebastian Film Festivals in 2003

An old monk shares his solitude with a child. The temple where they live is surrounded by a lake, in the middle of mountains. The young disciple's cycles of life evolve with the rhythm of seasons. In spring, he looses his innocence. In summer, he feels passion which consumes his spirit and senses. In autumn, he discovers jealousy and its consequent destructive impulses. Winter is the season of redemption and experience. When spring comes again, the disciple has now become a master...

“My intention is to show joy, anger, sadness and pleasures in our lives through the seasons, and through the life of a monk in a temple surrounded by the nature of Jusan lake. Five stories of the child monk, the adolescent monk, the adult monk, the aging monk and old monk, coexist with images of each season. How do human beings change for better, how does maturity take place in our lives, what is our growth, the cruelty of innocence, obsession of desires, pain of murdering des igns, and emancipation through struggling…”.

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