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The Isle

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


Recalling both the erotic tension and the surrealist imagery of [[Feature~V55073~Woman of the Dunes~womaninthedunes]], [[Performer~P119098~Kim Ki-duk~kimkiduk]]'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 ([[Performer~P265548~Kim Yu-seok~kimyuseok]]), who...more

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