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March 02, 2013
As Baraka , Samsara will live on for generations not forgotten like most, these are Epic productions.
January 10, 2013
Very powerful message. Should be shown in schools. A masterpiece. Congratulations. J.P. Boston
December 04, 2012
Amazeballs scenes. Poignant message.
November 18, 2012
Ok, the person who submitted a review saying that this is a disturbing film. Either A: lives under a rock and has no idea what happens throughout the world on a daily basis. B: Has never seen a Ron Fricke film. or C: fails to try and find the beauty in all things. Just saying....
September 24, 2012
This is one of the worst movies that I have seen in my 53 years. It was so disturbing and depressing, I would advise even my worst enemy to see it. My wife felt the same way. She was physically sick after the movie, it was so disturbing to her.
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Ron Fricke's film is a brightly hued bauble, fit for rapturous contemplation. Full Review
The New York Times
A spool of arresting, beautifully composed shots without narration or dialogue, Samsara is an invitation to watch closely and to suspend interpretation (another notion Sontag might have approved). Full Review
It demands to be experienced on its own terms or not at all, which creates a significant level of resistance in the contemporary media marketplace but may also be a source of counterintuitive appeal. Full Review
New York Daily News
Oddly, there isn't as much originality as you'd expect from a global search for meaning. Full Review
St. Louis Post-Dispatch
With a title taken from an American Indian word for "life out of balance," Godfrey Reggio's wordless documentary lured dreamers into the sacred cave of cinema, where they ingested the serial music of Philip Glass and the time-lapse imagery of cinematographer Ron Fricke. Full Review