Author Topic: Samsara - film by Pan Nalin  (Read 1379 times)

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Samsara - film by Pan Nalin
« on: October 21, 2014, 10:23:45 AM »
A beautiful slow and winding story of a young man who had become a monk as a child, and who now asks himself what world to renunciate to find truth.
The film is shot in Ladakh, and most actors are locals - though not the main characters.
There are some explicit love scenes in the film. If you want to avoid that, you could look at the ending, which is more or less like an epilogue. The monk/husband is spoken to by an apparition of his wife, that he left to go back to the monastry. It this moment that can be seen at:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=q46QMaWs8P4
The whole film can at this moment be seen starting from:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JB7uygQxxLI

Do not be surprised if it is gone again - I suppose it is not legal to have it on Youtube for free.

Also I like this interview with the maker:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WHfPADWyNfY

I feel that sometimes, an artistic rendering brings more wisdom than a rendering through logic. It has more juice, more life. In fact it has logic - but is it not the logic of words, it is the logic of pictures and the logic of steering emotions.

 

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