Documentary • PG-13 • 2011 • 1 hr 42 min
If we ever have to give aliens a brief run down on us, the planet, and our culture.. just send em this.
The absurdity of life. Nothing is permanent and into dust we eventually will become.
The frames may be only silent pictures. But it feels like they strongly communicate with you
I have no doubt that there is not at least one scene here that will strike something deep in your core.
Not just a documentary, Samsara is an experience.
Every frame is an artwork that drags you in an hypnothsies you
They showed the world as I rarely see it.
Absolutely the most beautiful images ever seen my a camera. So much emotion packed in with no dialogue. Stunning in every sense of the word
Just visually stunning. No narrative to speak of, just awe-inspiring images of our world.
To the hopeless, melancholy, and depressed: watch this. Found myself tearing up at the sheer beauty that humanity can be.
A paralysingly beautiful documentary with a global vision—an odyssey through landscape and time—that attempts to capture the essence of life.
This psychedelic tour of life after death is seen entirely from the point of view of Oscar, a young American drug dealer and addict living in Tokyo with his prostitute sister, Linda. When Oscar is killed by police during a bust gone bad, his spirit journeys from the past -- where he sees his parents before their deaths -- to the present -- where he witnesses his own autopsy -- and then to the future, where he looks out for his sister from beyond the grave.
With Ran, legendary director Akira Kurosawa reimagines Shakespeare's King Lear as a singular historical epic set in sixteenth-century Japan. Majestic in scope, the film is Kurosawa's late-life masterpiece, a profound examination of the folly of war and the crumbling of one family under the weight of betrayal, greed, and the insatiable thirst for power.
Filmmakers expose the horrifying mass executions of accused communists in Indonesia and those who are celebrated in their country for perpetrating the crime.
A fatalistic car crash in Mexico city sets off a chain of events in the lives of three people: a supermodel, a young man wanting to run off with his sister-in-law, and a homeless man. Their lives are catapulted into unforeseen situations instigated by the seemingly inconsequential destiny of a dog.
The wife of a famous composer survives a car accident that kills her husband and daughter. Now alone, she shakes off her old identity and explores her newfound freedom but finds that she is unbreakably bound to other humans, including her husband’s mistress, whose existence she never suspected.
Two angels, Damiel and Cassiel, glide through the streets of Berlin, observing the bustling population, providing invisible rays of hope to the distressed but never interacting with them. When Damiel falls in love with lonely trapeze artist Marion, the angel longs to experience life in the physical world, and finds -- with some words of wisdom from actor Peter Falk -- that it might be possible for him to take human form.
Several ordinary high school students go through their daily routine as two others prepare for something more malevolent.