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Release Date:
30 November 2005 (France) See more »
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Malayalam-speaking Mata Amritanandamayi was born near Kochi, Kerala, India and is one of the most well-known saintly persons of this millennium... See more » | Add synopsis »
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A very beautiful film See more (13 total) »

Cast

 

Directed by
Jan Kounen 
 
Writing credits
(in alphabetical order)
Manuel De La Roche 
Jan Kounen 

Produced by
Soo-jun Bae .... co-producer
Karl Baumgartner .... co-producer
Raphaël Berdugo .... co-producer
Manuel De La Roche .... producer
Tristan Frachon .... producer
Jan Kounen .... co-producer
Dileep Singh Rathore .... co-producer
 
Original Music by
Jean-Jacques Hertz 
François Roy 
 
Cinematography by
Sebastien Pentecouteau 
 
Film Editing by
Anny Danché 
 
Production Management
Vans Pradeep Singh Rathore .... unit manager
 
Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Laurence Guérault .... first assistant director
 
Sound Department
Nicolas Becker .... foley artist
Nicolas Becker .... sound designer
Alain Féat .... sound editor
Manuel Karakas .... re-recording assistant
Laurent Lafran .... sound recordist
 
Visual Effects by
Roxane Fechner .... visual effects supervisor
 
Editorial Department
Ludovic Centonze .... post-production
Nicolas Criqui .... digital conformation
Mickael Dumontier .... digital conformation
Frederic Jupin .... lustre editor
Philippe Reinaudo .... digital intermediate technical director
Clement Zveguintzoff .... digital conformation
 
Other crew
Marine Meillan .... production assistant
Vans Pradeep Singh Rathore .... location manager
 
Thanks
Julien Lecat .... thanks
Jean-Pierre Marois .... special thanks
Gabriella Wright .... special thanks
 

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Also Known As:
"Darshan - L'étreinte" - France (original title)
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Runtime:
106 min | Germany:96 min | USA:92 min
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1.85 : 1 See more »
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Certification:
Brazil:18 | Germany:o.Al. | Switzerland:7 (canton of Geneva) | Switzerland:7 (canton of Vaud)
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4 out of 4 people found the following review useful.
A very beautiful film, 22 August 2006
Author: micmusic from United States

This is a very beautiful film. If one is interested in the rich tradition of spirituality which has been preserved and is a living part of Indian culture, then this will give you a feel for that as well as any film can. If you know nothing about gurus and Indian philosophy then you are unlikely to learn much other than that Amritananda Mayi (Amma) is a sincere spiritual leader trying to save the world from itself. But if you have tasted the sweetness of spiritual life and especially if you are already a devotee, then this film will be a delightful, blissful experience as it does it's best to put divinity on record. The film doesn't do much to convince skeptics but then what would?

I would have liked to see more interview footage with Amma speaking and a clearer record of her amazing life.

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