Buddhism Korean Dramas & Movies

Spring

Spring, Summer, Autumn, Winter… and Spring

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The film is divided into five segments (the five seasons of the title), each segment depicting a different stage in the life of a Buddhist monk (each segment is roughly...

Svaha: The Sixth Finger (2019)

Svaha: The Sixth Finger

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Pastor Park works to expose suspicious religious groups. He’s hired to look into the cult group Deer Mount. Meanwhile, Police Captain Hwang investigates a tragic end case and the main...

The 8th Night (2021)

The 8th Night

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When a millennia-old spirit reawakens, it causes mysterious deaths in its quest to assume a form. A group of strangers must join forces in a chilling battle to extinguish it...

Doomsday Book (2012)

Doomsday Book

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Creation of Heaven – In the future, when robots have become replacements for human labor, guide robot RU-4 works at a Buddhist temple. The robot achieves enlightenment and begins to...

Mandala

Mandala

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“The film follows the differing lives of two Buddhist monks in Korea. By following their lives and their interaction throughout the film, Im creates a contemplation of the nature of...

Passage to Buddha (1993)

Passage to Buddha

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Seon Jae is a young boy who spends his life on the road in search of his mother. A modern unfolding of the Avatamsaka sutra, his spiritual odyssey leads him...

Transgression (1974)

Transgression

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Chim Ae, an orphan, is saved by an old monk of Seo San Temple, Mu Bul Dang, while he is wandering in war fires. Then he enters the priesthood and...

Nine Monks (2020)

Nine Monks

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For the first time in the history of Korean Buddhism, nine monks ceased hostility by staying in a tent throughout winter. Inside the cold tent, ninety days of meditation begins...