Spring, Summer, Fall, Winter... and Spring,

known in Great Britain as Spring, Summer, Autumn, Winter and Spring



In Korean.

"A young boy lives in a small floating temple on a beautiful lake, together with an elderly master who teaches him the ways of the Buddha. Years later the boy, now a young man, experiences his sexual awakening with a girl who has come to the temple to be healed by the master. The youth runs away to the outside world but his lust turns his life into hell, so he returns to the lake temple to find spiritual enlightenment."--plot synopsis at amazon.com

"Award-winning Korean writer/director/editor Kim Ki-Duk uses the passing seasons to tell this story of a young Buddhist monk's evolution from Innocence to Love, Evil to Enlightenment, and ultimately to Rebirth."--synopsis at tlavideo.com

"A spiritual soundtrack and superb nature photography make this film a joy to watch, and its story is rich with messages about forgiveness and inner peace," says the plot synopsis at amazon.co.uk.