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Samsara

Samsara (2002)

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Indian born filmmaker Pan Nalin makes his directorial debut with this sensual, elegant look at sex and spirituality. Tashi (Shawn Ku) is a gifted young monk who is just completing three years of solitary mediation in the mountains. Sporting long hair and a scraggly beard, Tashi is roused out of his deep mediation and brought back to his monastery by his fellow monks. There he rests up to recover his strength, returning to the usual rigors of monastic life. Though he is highly revered for having

Jul 7, 2009

Miramax Films

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A beautifully rendered gem.

August 13, 2004 Full Review Source: Toronto Star
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A singularly engaging spiritual love story.

August 13, 2004 Full Review Source: Globe and Mail
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Nalin's film has excellent production values and thoroughly transports one to its far-flung world of clear skies, jagged mountains and passionate affairs of the mind and body.

November 14, 2002
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This study of desire and destiny is visually [beautiful].

August 13, 2004 Full Review Source: Jam! Movies
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Possibly as close to Shangri-La as we will ever get, Samsara is a haunting, cinematic and spiritual love story to savour.

November 2, 2002 Full Review Source: Urban Cinefile
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Omg this movie. Saw it freshman year for our "Structured Liberal Education" Buddhism module and there is only one scene everybody remembers from it.
May 8, 2012
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