The Bow

The Bow (2005)

A girl who thought the sea was the whole world, became the whole world to an old man.

  • Genre: Drama
  • Release Date: 2005-05-12
  • User Rating: 6.9/10 from 181 ratings
  • Runtime: 1h 30min
  • Language: 한국어/조선말
  • Production Company: Kim Ki Duk Film
  • Production Country: Japan, South Korea
  • Director: Kim Ki-duk
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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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  • Han Yeo-reum

    as Young Girl
  • Seong-hwang Jeon

    as Old Man
  • Seo Ji-seok

    as Student
  • Jeon Kuk-hwan

    as Student's Father
  • Kim Ik-tae

    as Man 1
  • Jang Dae-sung

    as Man 2
  • Jo Hyun-wu

    as Man 3
  • Shin Taek-gi

    as Fisherman
  • Pyo Sang-woo

    as Hoodwinker
Production Kim Ki-duk Producer
Sound Eun-il Kang Original Music Composer
Editing Kim Ki-duk Editor
Writing Kim Ki-duk Screenplay
Production Yong-gyu Kang Producer
Directing Kim Ki-duk Director
Directing Jang Hoon Assistant Director
Camera Jang Seong-baek Director of Photography
Production Jang Seok-bin Production Manager
Production Michio Suzuki Executive Producer
Production Fumiaki Ikeda Executive Producer
Art Kim Hyeon-ju Production Design