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The Isle

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Year of participation 2014
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The Isle
Producer(s) Lee Eun
Director(s) Kim Ki-duk
Script Kim Ki-duk
Director of Photography Hwang Seo-shik
Production designer Kim Ki-duk
Music by Jeon Sang-yun
Sound Seung-cheol Lee
Edit Kyeong Min-ho
Cast Suh Jung, Kim Yoosuk, Park Sung-hee, Jo Jae-hyeon, Jang Hang-Seon
Production company(-ies) Myung Films Co., Ltd. 10-12 Hyehwa-Dong Jongno-Gu Seoul, 110-530 South Korea
 

Synopsis

Mute Hee-Jin is working as a clerk in a fishing resort in the Korean wilderness; selling baits, food and occasionally her body to the fishing tourists. One day she falls in love to Hyun-shik, who is on the run for the police and rescues him with a fish hook, when he tries to commit suicide.

 Awards
NETPAC Award - Special Mention, Venice IFF Italy, 2000; Golden Raven, Brussels International Festival of Fantasy Film, Belgium, 2001; Best Actress, Cinemanila IFF, Philippines, 2001; International Fantasy Film Award, Best Actress, International Fantasy Film Special Jury Award, Fantasporto, Portugal, 2001

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