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As I Was Moving Ahead Occasionally I Saw Brief Glimpses of Beauty (2000)

Director Jonas Mekas provides an intimate glimpse of his personal life by constructing a feature length narrative from over 30 years of private home movie footage.

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Director Jonas Mekas provides an intimate glimpse of his personal life by constructing a feature length narrative from over 30 years of private home movie footage.

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"The ultimate Dogma movie before the birth of Dogma," is how its maker, Jonas Mekas described it. See more »

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Jonas Mekas: Memories, memories. They come and go in no particular order.
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One of those life changing movies
14 June 2002 | by See all my reviews

At 288 minutes, this nearly 5 hour epic is a challenge. But its rewards are well worth the effort. Jonas Mekas has managed to produce a film that forces its viewer to truly understand the beauty and majesty that is life.

Highly recommended, you will be a better person for seeing it.


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