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Why Has Bodhi-Dharma Left for the East?

Why Has Bodhi-Dharma Left for the East?

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Synopsis: Three people live in a remote Buddhist monastery near Mount Chonan: Hyegok, the old master; Yong Nan, a young man who has left his extended family in the city to seek enlightenment - Hyegok calls him Kibong!; and, an orphan lad Haejin, whom Hyegok has brought to the monastery to raise as a monk. The story is mostly Yong Nan's, told in flashbacks: how he came to the monastery, his brief return to the city, his vacillation between the turbulence of the world and his hope to overcome passions and escape the idea of self. We also see Hyegok as a teacher, a protector, and a father figure, and we watch Haejin make his way as a curious and nearly self-sufficient child.

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Released: 1989-09-23
Revenue: 0
Runtime: 137
Status: Released
Rating: 7.5000
Production Companies: Bae Yong-kyun Productions
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Hui-yeong Kim
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Eun-yeong Lee
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Seon-hye Lee

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