The Bow(Movie, 2005)

Original title: "" (Korean/KO)
1h 30min | Genres: Drama, Romance / Love
The BowRating: 3.4/5 (with 5656 votes)
The Bow (Korean title: Hwal) is a 2005 film written and directed by Kim Ki-duk. It was screened in the Un Certain Regard section at the 2005 Cannes Film Festival. The film is primarily centered on a 60-year-old man and a 16-year-old girl living in near seclusion on a fishing boat. It is agreed that they will marry when the girl turns 17. Much like other movies by Kim Ki-duk, the film contains very little dialogue and is filled with symbols. ()
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About The Bow

On a fishing boat at sea, a 60-year old man has been raising a girl since she was a child. It is agreed that they will get married on her 17th birthday. They live a quiet and secluded life, renting the boat to day fishermen and practicing strange divination rites. Their life changes when a teenage student comes aboard.

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Hwal - The Bow (2005) 활 (Trailer)(Trailer, 2:08)

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Additional Information

Production countries: Japan, South Korea
Original language: Korean (KO)
Spoken languages: Korean (KO)
Translated into 17 languages: Bulgarian (BG), German (DE), English (EN), Spanish (ES), French (FR), Hebrew (HE), Hungarian (HU), Italian (IT), Korean (KO), Dutch (NL), Polish (PL), Portuguese (PT), Russian (RU), Turkish (TR), Ukrainian (UK), Vietnamese (VI), Chinese (Mandarin) (ZH)
Status: Released
Release date US: 05/12/2005
Director: Kim Ki-duk
Producer: Kim Ki-duk
Screenwriter: Kim Ki-duk
Film Editor: Kim Ki-duk
Director of Photography: Jang Seong-back
Alternative titles in other countries (from previews, ads etc.):
Revenue: 2,021,070 USD

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WatchPlayStream ID: MOVIES:195645, Added: 04/24/2018, Last updated: 02/28/2021