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Old 04-25-2012, 05:10 PM - Thread Starter
 
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Their follow-up documentary, 5 years in the making. Shot entirely on 70mm film.

Samsara takes the form of a guided meditation that will transform viewers as they are swept along a journey of the soul. Through powerful images photographed in 70mm and a dynamic music score, the film illuminates the links between humanity and the rest of the nature.

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Great! The first all 65mm production in years! Are there any theaters left that still have a working 70mm projector?
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Great! The first all 65mm production in years! Are there any theaters left that still have a working 70mm projector?

Very few. It's my understanding that the plan is to distribute this movie exclusively in 4k digital. I saw it in 4k at the Toronto Film Festival last year, and it was stunning.

If you like Baraka (and I do), the movie is basically more of the same. A little preachy in a couple of places (for example, a scene inside a food processing plant immediately cuts to time-lapse footage of obese people eating fast food), but those are pretty rare. It's ravishing to look at.

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