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A Buddha (2005)

Un Buda (original title)
Un Buda follows two brothers orphaned as children when their parents were taken by the military during the "Dirty Wars" of the 1970s in Argentina. Tomas (Agustin Markert) is now a drifting ... See full summary »



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Cast overview, first billed only:
Agustín Markert ...
Carolina Fal ...
Julieta Cardinali ...
Tina Serrano ...
Vera Carnevale ...
Nelly Prince ...
Boy Olmi ...
Paula Siero ...
Luis Ziembrowski ...
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Un Buda follows two brothers orphaned as children when their parents were taken by the military during the "Dirty Wars" of the 1970s in Argentina. Tomas (Agustin Markert) is now a drifting and withdrawn young man who experiments with ascetic practices and has an instinctive compassion for others. His older brother Rafael, played by Rafecas, is a university philosophy professor, detached and alone. Their struggles with each other and the world around them in Buenos Aires take a dramatic turn when they find themselves at a rural Zen center. Written by @guyatree

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La buena enseñanza al comienzo es amarga, como la buena medicina.




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14 July 2005 (Argentina)  »

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10 August 2005 | by (Australia) – See all my reviews

Brilliant!!! Very well played, very well. Tha music, the photo. Very smart script. Congratulations. Tha movie will be a great success. I went out to the cinema with a estrange feeling. Something is changing. Something is getting better. I think that this movie can represent Latinoamerica in the Oscars. The end is a ¨gran finale¨, the history goes guiding you into the life of the characters with simplicity and beauty. Is difficult to define the genre of the film... could be a dramatic comedy or just a drama. The history has tree dramatics lines. 1- The search of the father, or the great father, god or wherever. 2-Two brothers living in the same city, they don't know each other, and 3- a real history of a disciple who find a true master. The film is made in Argentina, but the topics are universal. the film talks about spirituality, but not in a stupid, boring way... is not a new age film... is not an advertising of Buddhism, is the real life. How to find spirituality in the middle of the city. Sorry I'm very happy, i I want to express it. Hundred percent recommendable. Thanx Robert.

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