Buddha Wild Monk in the Hut is the story of a group of Thai and Sri Lankan monks, living around their temple in a country far far from home.Anna Wilding gives the commentary in this unpretentious but original and illuminating film with a well-judged mixture of seriousness and humor which is in important contrast to the monks words. An enjoyable cinematic experience.A fascinating film"
Go See it! Critics Pick. LA Weekly
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First limited sneak public previews (Directors rough cut) of this documentary feature in a major cinema (Rialto) sold out within 24 hours in early Feb 2005 in its country of origin. Proceeds were donated by the Director and Rialto Cinemas to the relief appeal following the Asian tsunami of 26 December 2004. The film was then had a limited platform release in 2007 in USA and Canada with continued cinema releases in 2008-2010 See more
The monks don't have the freedom we have, yet they have a freedom we will never know.