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Mindwalk (1990)

Philosophical conversations between a poet, politician, and scientist. No one is psychotic or out for revenge.

Director:

Bernt Amadeus Capra (as Bernt Capra)

Writers:

Bernt Amadeus Capra (story) (as Bernt Capra), Floyd Byars (screenplay) | 1 more credit »
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Cast

Credited cast:
Liv Ullmann ... Sonia Hoffman
Sam Waterston ... Jack Edwards
John Heard ... Thomas Harriman
Ione Skye ... Kit Hoffman
Emmanuel Montes Emmanuel Montes ... Romain
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Jean Boursin Jean Boursin ... Sacristan
Gabrielle Danchick Gabrielle Danchick ... Tour Guide
Jeanne Van Phue Jeanne Van Phue ... Tourist #1
Penny White Penny White ... Tourist #2
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Storyline

The summary of this plot holds true today for 2019 and beyond. The fact that the original summary noted the scientist as psychotic and out for revenge speaks to a long standing bias against the truth in history. There is no psychosis or revenge in this story. Listen and learn from history.

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A film for passionate thinkers.

Genres:

Drama

Certificate:

PG
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Details

Country:

USA

Language:

English | French

Release Date:

5 December 1991 (Germany) See more »

Also Known As:

Ponto de Mutação See more »

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Box Office

Opening Weekend USA:

$7,621, 13 October 1991

Gross USA:

$774,048

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$774,048
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Company Credits

Production Co:

Atlas, Mindwalk See more »
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Technical Specs

Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Dolby

Color:

Color
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Trivia

Thomas Harriman (John Heard) recited almost the entire poem "Los Enigmas" by Pablo Neruda. The last part of it says: "I want to tell you the ocean knows this, that life in its jewel boxes is endless as the sand, impossible to count, pure, and among the blood-colored grapes time has made the petal hard and shiny, made the jellyfish full of light and untied its knot, letting its musical threads fall from a horn of plenty made of infinite mother-of-pearl. I am nothing but the empty net which has gone on ahead of human eyes, dead in those darknesses, of fingers accustomed to the triangle, longitudes on the timid globe of an orange. I walked around as you do, investigating the endless star, and in my net, during the night, I woke up naked, the only thing caught, a fish trapped inside the wind." See more »

Quotes

Jack: Are you gonna help me in this, or are you gonna leave me stranded out here in this argument by myself?
Thomas: I'm gonna leave you stranded. I'm gonna leave you stranded.
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Connections

References The Terminator (1984) See more »

Soundtracks

Chorale from Cantata No.147
By Johann Sebastian Bach
Performed by Elmar Schloter
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Be a fly on the wall and listen to it.
31 May 2004 | by egriffith-2See all my reviews

A film that relies heavily on dialogue, but is ultimately fulfilling.

The director has taken the realm of film to display a table top

discussion, or more accurately a philosophical conversation between someone's most interesting and intelligent friends.

It's a movie you can imagine yourself as an eavesdropper in on one of the most engaging and interesting discussions on life.

Worth the two hours and a subject matter still topical to world problems today.

repeat for 10 line approval...

A film that relies heavily on dialogue, but is ultimately fulfilling.

The director has taken the realm of film to display a table top

discussion, or more accurately a philosophical conversation between someone's most interesting and intelligent friends.

It's a movie you can imagine yourself as an eavesdropper in on one of the most engaging and interesting discussions on life.

Worth the two hours and a subject matter still topical to world problems today.


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