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Saturday, July 08, 2006

Spring ,Summer,Fall,Winter and Spring

My movie for the day was - Spring ,Summer,Fall,Winter and Spring - a Korean movie.

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A very beautifully made movie!

The movie starts by showing a gate.Well, its not exactly a gate but its more of a main door to a house.The door opens to reveal a house in the middle of an undisturbed lake.The architecture of the house is highly simple and it is entirely made of wood.A Buddhist Monk and a kid live there.
Their day starts with worshipping a statue of Buddha.The statue of Buddha is in the center of the house and on either side of it is a room with no walls. They just have doors.This reveals the 'Self Control' part of a human.This might sound absurd here, but the movie should be defintely seen to understand the hidden philosophy in each frame.

The movie goes onto show us how a man evolves across the seasons. It talks about CHANGE in the most beautiful manner.Well, we have all read about evolution, that's more like giving a physical view to it. But this movie talks about the mind and its orientation.
The desires,the seeking,the yearning,the decisions,the impulse,the thoughts,the anger,the learnings - each one of them is an epic. Ki-duk Kim has done a brilliant job by capturing all of these.

The beauty of the movie is, none of the character have names! And about the rating - I would call it a 'Must Watch'.

7 comments:

kausikram krishnasayee said...

where did u get to watch it anyway?

kausikram krishnasayee said...

oops this is mark isuak

Einsteinophile said...

Yeah realised that its you!

And about the movie...I have the DVD.

kausikram krishnasayee said...

geeee.... i want to watch it? any download sites?

backpack_everyday said...

wow wer is that place.want to go there.

sandipan said...

hey it was wonderful movie. remember arun copied it from u!! we both saw it together. truly a must watch!!

Einsteinophile said...

@ Sandip : Oh, good that u saw! :)

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