Samsara (2002)

Indian born filmmaker Pan Nalin makes his directorial debut with this sensual, elegant look at sex and spirituality. Tashi (Shawn Ku) is a gifted young monk who is just completing three years of solitary mediation in the mountains. Sporting… More

Rated: R
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Release Date: January 1, 2002
DVD Release Date: July 7, 2009
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Peter Howell
Toronto Star

A beautifully rendered gem.

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Liz Braun
Jam! Movies

This study of desire and destiny is visually [beautiful].

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Jennie Punter
Globe and Mail

A singularly engaging spiritual love story.

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Urban Cinefile

Possibly as close to Shangri-La as we will ever get, Samsara is a haunting, cinematic and spiritual love story to savour.

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David Hunter
Hollywood Reporter

Nalin's film has excellent production values and thoroughly transports one to its far-flung world of clear skies, jagged mountains and passionate affairs of the mind and body.

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Letitia Lew
Omg this movie. Saw it freshman year for our "Structured Liberal Education" Buddhism module and there is only one scene everybody remembers from it.