Filmed over a four year period in twenty-five countries across five continents, Samsara (in Buddhism, 'the eternal cycle of life') transports us via stunning cinematography to the varied worlds of breathtaking natural landscapes, sacred sites, natural wonders, industrial complexes and disaster zones.
By dispensing with dialogue and descriptive text, Samsara encourages our own interpretations, as it juxtaposes the ancient with the modern, set against a mesmerizing musical soundtrack by Lisa Gerrard, Michael Stearns and Marcello De Francisci.
An immersive cinematic experience, directed by Ron Fricke, the acclaimed cinematographer on Godfrey Reggio's 1982, Philip Glass scored, Koyaanisqatsi.
US 2011 Dir Ron Fricke 102 min
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