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Mindwalk (1990)

PG  |   |  Drama  |  5 December 1991 (Germany)
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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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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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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 »

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Jack: An Italian premier, just was just after Mussolini, was asked, "Is it difficult to govern Italians?" He said, "Difficult. No, not difficult. Only useless."
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31 May 2004 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

A film that relies heavily on dialogue, but is ultimately fulfilling.

The director has taken the realm of film to display a table top

discussion, or more accurately a philosophical conversation between someone's most interesting and intelligent friends.

It's a movie you can imagine yourself as an eavesdropper in on one of the most engaging and interesting discussions on life.

Worth the two hours and a subject matter still topical to world problems today.

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A film that relies heavily on dialogue, but is ultimately fulfilling.

The director has taken the realm of film to display a table top

discussion, or more accurately a philosophical conversation between someone's most interesting and intelligent friends.

It's a movie you can imagine yourself as an eavesdropper in on one of the most engaging and interesting discussions on life.

Worth the two hours and a subject matter still topical to world problems today.


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