By Lisa Schwarzbaum
September 07, 2012 at 04:00 AM EDT

Samsara

B-
type
  • Movie
Genre

The accumulated images in this wordless documentary, shot in 25 countries around the world in awesome 70mm, are literally hypnotic. That’s the goal of filmmakers Ron Fricke and Mark Magidson, who previously made wordless eye candy in 1992 with Baraka. It’s debatable, though, whether New Age mesmerization means as much in our own new age of computer-screen wallpaper. Samsara stares at Asian temples, African tribesmen, and chickens bound for slaughter with the same blank eye. B-

Samsara

type
  • Movie
Genre
mpaa
  • PG-13
runtime
  • 99 minutes
Studio
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  • Samsara
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