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Film Review: The Isle


This Week's Film: The Isle
Cuisine: Korean

Ki-duk Kim has created yet another of his floating worlds in The Isle, a disturbingly ethereal film in which Hee-Jin, a mute woman operates a houseboat resort with the fringe benefit of prostitutes on call. When Hyun-Shik arrives seeking an escape from his dark past, Hee-Jin intervenes to thwart his attempted suicide.

Here is a link to my Film Review on ThingsAsian.