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Unformatted text preview: no walls means their use is not forced but elected. They represent morality and discipline. At first glance they seemed insignificant but I quickly picked up that almost everything in this movie has some sort of underlying meaning. I thought that the film was an amazing portrayal of self-respect and redemption. After all of the terrible things that the apprentice had done throughout his life, he was able to strive to obtain solace. Even after he killed his wife, and almost killed himself, the master showed him that the only place to go was up, and he had to get his life together. The one thing that I thought was a little strange was when the master told the apprentice "desire leads to attachment, and attachment leads to intention to kill", because I never really thought of attachment correlating with intention to kill… but maybe I just missed something there....
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- Spring '09
- Jon Foreman, Season, Ki-duk Kim