Ron Fricke’s Samsara is a stunning and thought-provoking tour de force that makes you question what it is to be human, while also showing how the time and location of your birth is everything in regards to where your path will take you.
With fetishism, food manufacturing, bareback carrying of heavy rock up mountain peaks and gun crime all touched upon, Samsara proves to be a whirlwind of emotions that will make you angry, shocked, elated, fascinated and heartbroken in equal measure – all without a single line of dialogue.
The opening is the tip of the iceberg, so to speak, with a selection of the world’s most glorious landscapes focused on and the requirement of David Attenborough’s narration never far from the back of your mind. But Samsara has plenty of surprises in store and develops into a must-see whistle-stop tour of the world that will ensure »
- Emma Thrower
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