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Mindwalk (1990)

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A US politician visits his poet friend in Mont. St. Michael, France. While walking through the medieval island discussing their philosophies of life they happen upon Sonja, a scientist in ... See full summary »


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Credited cast:
Sonia Hoffman
Jack Edwards
Thomas Harriman
Kit Hoffman
Emmanuel Montes ...
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Jean Boursin ...
Gabrielle Danchick ...
Tour Guide
Jeanne Van Phue ...
Tourist #1
Penny White ...
Tourist #2


A US politician visits his poet friend in Mont. St. Michael, France. While walking through the medieval island discussing their philosophies of life they happen upon Sonja, a scientist in recluse, who joins in their conversation. The two men listen to the ideas of this brilliant woman and discuss how her ideas can work in their own politician and poet lives. Written by Heather Classen <classen@ctron.com>

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A film for passionate thinkers.









Release Date:

5 December 1991 (Germany)  »

Also Known As:

Ponto de Mutação  »

Box Office


$774,048 (USA)

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Thomas Harriman (John Heard) recited almost the entire poem "Los Enigmas" by Pablo Neruda. The last part of it says: "I want to tell you the ocean knows this, that life in its jewel boxes is endless as the sand, impossible to count, pure, and among the blood-colored grapes time has made the petal hard and shiny, made the jellyfish full of light and untied its knot, letting its musical threads fall from a horn of plenty made of infinite mother-of-pearl. I am nothing but the empty net which has gone on ahead of human eyes, dead in those darknesses, of fingers accustomed to the triangle, longitudes on the timid globe of an orange. I walked around as you do, investigating the endless star, and in my net, during the night, I woke up naked, the only thing caught, a fish trapped inside the wind." See more »


Jack: American voters want their leaders to be dumber than they are. They figure they'll do less harm that way.
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Chorale from Cantata No.147
By Johann Sebastian Bach
Performed by Elmar Schloter
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I love this movie
10 December 2001 | by (Lisle, IL) – See all my reviews

To watch this film you must abandon conventional wisdom about movies. This is not a film for people who watch Duece Bigalow and Armageddon. Not only is the movie an intelligent exploration into the human mind and science, politics, and poetry. But it is also an exploration into the mechanics of conversation and the meaning of life. The addition in the title of A Film For Passionate Thinkers rings completely true. The musical score is a relaxing piece. The conversation flows naturally from topic to topic, point to point person to person. I really like this movie.

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