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The Tibetan Book of the Dead: The Great Liberation (1994)

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Good basic overview but obvious acting,
21 July 2004 | by (New York) – See all my reviews

This has the feel of those Mystic Fire videos, which may bother some of you.

It is a companion piece to the Tibetan Book of the Dead, a Way of Life, which I liked better. The short film centers around the too early death of a 40 something young man, returned to his family from a long journey and stricken with an unknown illness.

I think this might be an interesting introduction to the Tibetan Book of the Dead. Nice visuals of Ladakh. Was not impressed by the special effects, but the little boy/monk and the mentor monk have a good interaction. Leonard Cohen's voice good, as usual. I may have been generous at seven stars, but I have a soft spot in my heart for Buddhist films.


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