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Based on 8 Reviews
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  • 75
    Walter Addiego San Francisco Chronicle

    Mesmerizing documentary. show more

  • 100
    David Sterritt Christian Science Monitor

    Riveting and unique. show more

  • 75
    V.A. Musetto New York Post

    Call it a spiritual Woodstock. show more

  • 70
    Ken Fox TV Guide

    Mesmerizing. show more

  • 70
    Stephen Holden The New York Times

    The movie might as well have been called "An Immersion in Tibetan Buddhism." With minimal explanation, it puts you right in the center. show more

  • 50
    Ed Park Village Voice

    Patient and fascinated, but never succumbing to abstraction, Wheel of Time can be seen as the middle installment of a trilogy against nature. show more

  • 50

    Taken strictly as a docu about a key Buddhist ritual, Wheel of Time is a perfectly pleasant, educational film, featuring pretty pictures, exotic locations and interview footage with the Dalai Lama himself. As a Werner Herzog film, it's flat and disappointing. show more

  • 50
    Chicago Reader

    Atypically lame, this is more for spiritual tourists than admirers of "Aguirre: The Wrath of God." show more

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