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Why Has Bodhi Dharma Left for the East?

1993 Rated NR 2hr 25m

In a secluded mountaintop monastery, an aging Zen master (Yi Pan-Yong), a young monk (Sin Won-Sop) and an orphaned boy (Hae-Jin Huang) immerse themselves in Buddhist teachings. As the master faces death, he steers his pupils away from the turbulent outside world and toward their pursuit of enlightenment. Neophyte director Bae Yong-kyun took seven years to plan and film this meditative, South Korean masterwork.

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Movie Details

Not rated. This movie has not been rated by the MPAA.
Screen formats

Widescreen 1.85:1



Closed captioned


Language and sound

Korean: Dolby Digital 2.0 Stereo

Other features

Color; interactive menus; scene access.