• Samsara (2012)


Release Date: August 24th, 2012

DVD Release Date: January 8th, 2013

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

Production Co: Bullet Productions, Bali Film Center, Bang Singapore

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Ratings & Reviews

  • 75
    Michael PhillipsChicago Tribune

    Samsara is gorgeous. And sometimes, depending on expectations, looks are enough. show more

  • 100
    Roger EbertChicago Sun-Times

    It is the kind of experience you simply sink into. show more

  • 100
    Joe WilliamsSt. 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. show more

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