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The Isle

  • Release Date: Aug 23, 2002
  • Rated:
  • Runtime: 1 hr. 29 min.
  • Genres: Drama
  • Director:Kim Ki-duk

Synopsis

Recalling both the erotic tension and the surrealist imagery of , Kim Ki-duk's film is set near a remote lake where men come far and wide to fish on anchored rafts. Running a little bait-and-tackle shop is the earthy -- almost feral -- young lass Hee-jin (Seoh Jung), who sometimes sells herself for a price to horny fishermen. On one raft is the morose youth Hyun-shik (Kim Yu-seok), who Hee-jin has quietly taken a shine to after saving him from a suicide attempt. His ham-fisted advances are rejected, but...more

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4.0

61 out of 100 Metascore®

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