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Walk With Me (2017)

Walk with Me (original title)
'Walk With Me' is a meditative film about a community of Zen Buddhist monks and nuns who have dedicated their lives to mastering the art of mindfulness with their world-famous teacher Thich Nhat Hanh.

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Credited cast:
Benedict Cumberbatch ... Narrator (voice)
Thich Nhát Hanh ... Self (as Thich Nhat Hanh)
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Pháp De Pháp De ... Self (as Brother Pháp De)
Brother Pháp Dung Brother Pháp Dung ... Self
David Gair David Gair ... Self
Pháp Huu Pháp Huu ... Self (as Brother Pháp Huu)
Chan Khong ... Self (as Sister Chân Không)
Brother Pháp Linh Brother Pháp Linh ... Self
Sister Dang Nghiêm Sister Dang Nghiêm ... Self
Sister Dinh Nghiêm Sister Dinh Nghiêm ... Self
Brother Pháp Siêu Brother Pháp Siêu ... Self
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'Walk With Me' follows a community of Zen Buddhist monks and nuns who have dedicated their lives to mastering the art of mindfulness with their world-famous teacher Thich Nhat Hanh. Filmed over three years in France and the USA, this intimate and meditative film travels deep inside a world that seems far from our everyday, and reveals how the monastics transform suffering in themselves and in others through their deep enquiry into the nature of existence, suffering, and their true selves. Written by Anonymous

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Documentary

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Peace in every frame
30 August 2019 | by jamenmossSee all my reviews

Utterly moving. Beautifully captured through sound and raw cinematography. I loved the ambiguity through the close-ups and snippets into seemingly very different lives and moments in time. This for me reflected the mysterious life we are all experiencing. Coming and going, glimpses of happiness and misery. All at different stages, young and old. Wealthy and poor.

Yet through all of it the calm reminder of our timeless awareness. The monks and master graciously sowing seeds of mindfulness and dharma (the eightfold path). I am beyond grateful and brought to tears at the raw beauty captured in this film. I was seeing & hearing it all; the bell, the trees, ants, sun, smiles, tears; as if for the first time. I can imagine this way of life at Plum Village and how this way is fertile for love and bliss to fruit and be shared through the practice.

I felt the touch and essence of being human and also the soft reminders into the understanding that everything is interconnected. Like the cloud becoming the rain and appearing in our tea cup.

Thank you to all who made this film possible. This is another seed in a world that is in great need of mindful caretakers.


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Official Sites:

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Country:

UK

Language:

English | French | Vietnamese

Release Date:

18 July 2017 (USA) See more »

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Box Office

Budget:

$800,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$9,932, 13 August 2017

Gross USA:

$726,726

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$1,606,705
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Speakit Films, SunnyMarch See more »
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Color
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