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Samsara, the Movie

Postby deepbluehum » Sun Jan 13, 2013 6:17 pm

I don't know if anyone has seen "Samsara": http://barakasamsara.com/.

I found this piece to be one of the best ever. The director invokes all three yanas with images Tibet, Burma, and Vietnam. After seeing this movie, it seems to me director Ron Fricke is a living example of an artist nirmanakaya, giving complete teachings with only images and no words. The message underlying the Buddhist images was unexpected and very deep. All unsettling. It's the crazy wisdom teachers I love the most. This is that. You all must see it if you haven't yet.

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Re: Samsara, the Movie

Postby Roland » Sun Jan 13, 2013 6:48 pm

I had been meaning to see this in a theater. It had just became available near where I live in December. I did not realize it could be rented on Amazon streaming.

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Re: Samsara, the Movie

Postby deepbluehum » Sun Jan 13, 2013 7:14 pm

I hope it opens up discussions. Please post your impressions.

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Postby DGA » Mon Jan 14, 2013 4:35 pm

I haven't seen the whole film yet, but I'd like to. So far, from the clips I have seen, I'm reminded of the Qaatsi movies, which I very much enjoy.

http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0085809/

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Re: Samsara, the Movie

Postby oushi » Mon Jan 14, 2013 8:17 pm

This movie is worth seeing in cinema. This scene is breathtaking. Simply stunning:
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When it comes to the whole thing, it was to suggestive. I enjoyed Baraka more.
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