7.6/10
2,733
70 user 13 critic

Mindwalk (1990)

Philosophical conversations between a poet, politician, and scientist. No one is psychotic or out for revenge.

Director:

Bernt Amadeus Capra (as Bernt Capra)

Writers:

Bernt Amadeus Capra (story) (as Bernt Capra), Floyd Byars (screenplay) | 1 more credit »
Reviews
1 nomination. See more awards »

Photos

Learn more

More Like This 

Examined Life (2008)
Documentary
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.1/10 X  

Examined Life pulls philosophy out of academic journals and classrooms, and puts it back on the streets. In Examined Life, filmmaker Astra Taylor accompanies some of today's most ... See full summary »

Director: Astra Taylor
Stars: Kwame Anthony Appiah, Judith Butler, Michael Hardt
Stranded (1987)
Sci-Fi
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.4/10 X  

A young woman and her grandmother living in an isolated farmhouse are kidnapped by aliens.

Director: Fleming B. Fuller
Stars: Ione Skye, Maureen O'Sullivan, Joe Morton
The Ister (2004)
Documentary
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7/10 X  

A 3000km journey up the Danube river to the heart of Europe.

Directors: David Barison, Daniel Ross
Stars: Philippe Lacoue-Labarthe, Jean-Luc Nancy, Bernard Stiegler
Horror
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 -/10 X  

An ironic self-aware horror film set in 1999, in which a group of teens spend Halloween at a "slasher film" theme party and get more than they bargained for.

Director: Bernt Amadeus Capra
Stars: Christopher Berry, Jimmy Bridges, Todd Bridges
Drama | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5/10 X  

An aging artist (Martin Landau) seeks his muse and a young lover in the form of a beautiful model.

Director: Steve Stafford
Stars: Gretchen Becker, Hildy Brooks, Ellen Burstyn
Biography | Comedy | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.8/10 X  

Two old friends meet for dinner; as one tells anecdotes detailing his experiences, the other notices their differing worldviews.

Director: Louis Malle
Stars: Andre Gregory, Wallace Shawn, Jean Lenauer
Drama | War
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.9/10 X  

In Germany, an old man attacks another old man and is arrested. The attacker refuses to speak. A female lawyer is appointed to him. She discovers that the attacker has numbers tattooed on his arm and the attacked man was a German officer.

Director: Fons Rademakers
Stars: Liv Ullmann, Maximilian Schell, Peter Fonda
Drømspel (1994)
Drama | Fantasy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.6/10 X  

Agnes, the daughter of the God Indra, is sent down to Earth to research if human complaints are founded in reality, and during her odyssey this is confirmed. She decides to participate to set it right.

Director: Unni Straume
Stars: Ingvild Holm, Bjørn Willberg Andersen, Bjørn Sundquist
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.3/10 X  

It is close to Christmas. In a snow covered landscape in the countryside of Norway we meet 12 year old CECILIE , her friend KLARA and Cecilie's family . They are all preparing for Christmas... See full summary »

Director: Jesper W. Nielsen
Stars: Marie Haagenrud, Aksel Hennie, Trine Wiggen
Derrida (2002)
Documentary
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.5/10 X  

Documentary about French philosopher (and author of deconstructionism) Jacques Derrida, who sparked fierce debate throughout American academia.

Directors: Kirby Dick, Amy Ziering
Stars: Jacques Derrida, Marguerite Derrida, René Major
Samantha (1991)
Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.5/10 X  

Samantha is a normal woman leading a normal life... until she finds out her parents aren't really her parents. She and her friends go on a search for her biological mom & dad.

Director: Stephen La Rocque
Stars: Martha Plimpton, Dermot Mulroney, Hector Elizondo
The Wild Duck (1984)
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.2/10 X  

A loving family's world is shattered by an old friend's arrival, carrying a dark secret.

Director: Henri Safran
Stars: Liv Ullmann, Jeremy Irons, Lucinda Jones
Edit

Cast

Credited cast:
Liv Ullmann ... Sonia Hoffman
Sam Waterston ... Jack Edwards
John Heard ... Thomas Harriman
Ione Skye ... Kit Hoffman
Emmanuel Montes Emmanuel Montes ... Romain
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Jean Boursin Jean Boursin ... Sacristan
Gabrielle Danchick Gabrielle Danchick ... Tour Guide
Jeanne Van Phue Jeanne Van Phue ... Tourist #1
Penny White Penny White ... Tourist #2
Edit

Storyline

The summary of this plot holds true today for 2019 and beyond. The fact that the original summary noted the scientist as psychotic and out for revenge speaks to a long standing bias against the truth in history. There is no psychosis or revenge in this story. Listen and learn from history.

Plot Summary | Add Synopsis

Taglines:

A film for passionate thinkers.

Genres:

Drama

Certificate:

PG
Edit

Details

Country:

USA

Language:

English | French

Release Date:

5 December 1991 (Germany) See more »

Also Known As:

Ponto de Mutação See more »

Edit

Box Office

Opening Weekend USA:

$7,621, 13 October 1991

Gross USA:

$774,048

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$774,048
See more on IMDbPro »

Company Credits

Production Co:

Atlas, Mindwalk See more »
Show more on IMDbPro »

Technical Specs

Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Dolby

Color:

Color
See full technical specs »
Edit

Did You Know?

Trivia

Thomas Harriman (John Heard) recited almost the entire poem "Los Enigmas" by Pablo Neruda. The last part of it says: "I want to tell you the ocean knows this, that life in its jewel boxes is endless as the sand, impossible to count, pure, and among the blood-colored grapes time has made the petal hard and shiny, made the jellyfish full of light and untied its knot, letting its musical threads fall from a horn of plenty made of infinite mother-of-pearl. I am nothing but the empty net which has gone on ahead of human eyes, dead in those darknesses, of fingers accustomed to the triangle, longitudes on the timid globe of an orange. I walked around as you do, investigating the endless star, and in my net, during the night, I woke up naked, the only thing caught, a fish trapped inside the wind." See more »

Quotes

Jack: It's the art of bringing people to agree on a certain course of action. If that course of action succeeds, the people are satisfied. If not, they're not. It's as simple as that. If it works, it's good. Period.
Thomas: Isn't that exactly what you said 'why politics doesn't work anymore'? That politics, you said, needed to become the 'art of the impossible'?
Jack: Whose side are you on?
Thomas: Hers, obviously. She's intelligent, gracious and more attractive.
See more »

Connections

References The Terminator (1984) See more »

Soundtracks

Chorale from Cantata No.147
By Johann Sebastian Bach
Performed by Elmar Schloter
See more »

Frequently Asked Questions

This FAQ is empty. Add the first question.

User Reviews

Be a fly on the wall and listen to it.
31 May 2004 | by egriffith-2See all my reviews

A film that relies heavily on dialogue, but is ultimately fulfilling.

The director has taken the realm of film to display a table top

discussion, or more accurately a philosophical conversation between someone's most interesting and intelligent friends.

It's a movie you can imagine yourself as an eavesdropper in on one of the most engaging and interesting discussions on life.

Worth the two hours and a subject matter still topical to world problems today.

repeat for 10 line approval...

A film that relies heavily on dialogue, but is ultimately fulfilling.

The director has taken the realm of film to display a table top

discussion, or more accurately a philosophical conversation between someone's most interesting and intelligent friends.

It's a movie you can imagine yourself as an eavesdropper in on one of the most engaging and interesting discussions on life.

Worth the two hours and a subject matter still topical to world problems today.


21 of 23 people found this review helpful.  Was this review helpful to you? | Report this
Review this title | See all 70 user reviews »

Contribute to This Page

Free Movies and TV Shows You Can Watch Now

On IMDb TV, you can catch Hollywood hits and popular TV series at no cost. Select any poster below to play the movie, totally free!

Browse free movies and TV series



Recently Viewed