Whilst watching this movie, I kept comparing it to "Baraka". About half way through, I started kicking myself and started trying to judge this film on its own merits.
Looking back, comparisons to "Baraka" seemed like a fair touchstone to judge this movie. Whilst "Baraka" relies almost entirely on vision to not only take you on a journey, but to deliver a vaguely anti-consumerism message, Lucky People Centre relies more on music and spoken word to portray its message.
Whilst I'm not claiming that Baraka's message is muted, or hard to find, Lucky People Centre is a little more obvious with its back-to-nature-and-warning-about-the-future message.
Visually stunning, with an eclectic set of characters ranging from an Indian Guru to Maori singers (a personal highlight is the millennium Haka).
Definitely has more than one viewing in it, and would be a perfect movie for the dance music freak, anti-globalisation nut or anyone who enjoys a movie that doesn't fit into the normal boundaries of cinema
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