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Perhaps Patten is trying to do to us what Rinpoche does to his followers, but the film's meandering structure and intrusive narration detract from the focus on the master.
Thoughtful, surprisingly fast-moving docu overcomes contextual messiness to provide a memorably quirky look at Dzonghsar Khyentse Rinpoche.
Much like Rinpoche has let go of what others expect a Buddhist leader to be like, Patten's documentary is her own way of letting go of what others expect a documentary about Buddhism to be like.
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