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Baraka (1992)

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A collection of expertly photographed scenes of human life and religion.



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A world beyond words.


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November 1993 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Baraka - Eine Welt jenseits der Worte  »

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$2,000,000 (estimated)


$1,300,000 (USA)

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26 April 2000 | by (Cambridge, England) – See all my reviews

Simply one of the most beautiful films you will ever see. If it's near you on the big screen, you must not miss it. Otherwise, pour a glass of wine, sit closer to the TV than your Mom would prefer, and drop in. Welcome to the world as it is in real, bigger-than-life images of humanity, and all the colors of the spectrum. It moves a bit slowly, but you'll want for more.

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