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Passage to Buddha

Original title
Hwaomkyung (Passage to Buddha)
Year
Running time
136 min.
Country
South Korea South Korea
Director
Screenwriter
Jang Sun-woo (Novel: Un Ko)
Music
Chong-Ku Lee
Cinematography
Yong-kil You
Cast
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Producer
Taehung Pictures
Genre
Drama. Adventure | Family Relationships. Religion
Synopsis / Plot
A young boy mourns the death of his father, and begins a quest to find his mother. He encounters many people on the way who quote Buddhist precepts: an eccentric monk, a girl who grows up into a young woman, a prison inmate, a foul-mouthed doctor and the young son of a hard drinking astronomer. Each of them tell the boy to seek someone to help him find the truth and his mother.
Awards
1994: Berlin Film Festival: Alfred Bauer Prize
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