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Zen for Nothing (2016)

ZEN FOR NOTHING tells of the experiences of Sabine Timoteo from Switzerland, as a "Zen novice" in Antaiji in Autumn, Winter and Spring.

Director:

Werner Penzel

Writers:

Werner Penzel (screenplay), Ayako Mogi (collaboration on screenplay) | 1 more credit »
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ZEN FOR NOTHING tells of the experiences of Sabine Timoteo from Switzerland, as a "Zen novice" in Antaiji in Autumn, Winter and Spring.

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Official Sites:

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Country:

Switzerland | Germany | Japan

Language:

English | Japanese | German

Release Date:

January 2016 (Switzerland) See more »

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Opening Weekend USA:

$1,268, 31 March 2019

Gross USA:

$12,107

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$12,107
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1.78 : 1
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Too slow
30 October 2017 | by juanmirocksSee all my reviews

I couldn't finish the movie, way too slow. It was half-way through the movie, and there was pretty much zero story development until then. I'm fine with slow movies, they just have to tell something in between, either with images, emotions, music, ... I think this movie tried to do that, but, IMHO didn't achieve it.

What I liked: the zen-like Japanese voice over messages.


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