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PG-13| 1 hr. 42 min.

Plot Summary
Filmmaker Ron Fricke creates a global travelogue with pictures and music, exploring the Himalayas, the American Southwest, European cathedrals, and other beautiful sites.


Director: Ron Fricke

Genres: Documentary

Distributor: Oscilloscope Pictures

Samsara (2012)

Release Date: August 31st, 2012|1 hr. 42 min.

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fan reviews ( 5 )
  • 50
    Walter Addiego San Francisco Chronicle

    The film is implicitly advocating a New Age or holistic perspective, with a dollop of Eastern religion added for good measure. (The title is Sanskrit meaning "wheel of life.") show more

  • 50
    John Anderson Wall Street Journal

    It's a purely sensory journey until the pictures start making editorial comments, in slaughterhouses and garbage dumps. show more

  • 60
    Elizabeth Weitzman New York Daily News

    Oddly, there isn't as much originality as you'd expect from a global search for meaning. show more

  • March 02, 2013 ud00000000139542
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    As Baraka , Samsara will live on for generations not forgotten like most, these are Epic productions.

  • January 10, 2013 kjpmbos
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    Very powerful message. Should be shown in schools. A masterpiece. Congratulations. J.P. Boston

  • December 04, 2012 nf00000000133503
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    Amazeballs scenes. Poignant message.

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