Samsara Trailer: From the Director of Baraka

Prepare to have your mind blown. Ron Fricke got his start as the cinematographer on Godfrey Reggio's masterpiece Koyaanisqatsi, a non-fiction film that weaves together time-lapse footage of the world around us into visual poetry. He then went on to direct his own work with the IMAX shorts Chronos and Sacred Site and the similar non-verbal feature film Baraka. Now, ten years after the release of Baraka, he has returned with a follow-up entitled Samsara ("the ever turning wheel of life"). Shot on 70mm film, the film once again explores themes of life and death and "humanity's relationship to the eternal" through fantastic imagery on a large canvas. The first teaser trailer has arrived this week and it gives us a small taste of this imagery, although I could have done without all the quotes from critics interrupting the visuals. Samsara will get a theatrical release this summer through Oscilloscope Laboratories,
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