Overall Rank: 513
Average Rating: 3.1/4
# of Ratings: 67
Theatrical Release Date: 09/12/1992
Blu-ray/DVD Release Date: 10/28/2008
MPAA Rating: NR
Director: Ron Fricke
Plot: Ron Fricke presents this silent documentary, a collection of expertly photographed scenes from tribal villages to strip mining operations, that carries an environmental theme throughout. -- Chris Kavan
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Goombs - wrote on 02/19/2014
Absolutely astonishing. I will not water this review down with superfluous talkings of what it contains. If you want the most amazing viewing experience you've ever seen at home on a Blu-Ray player, get this. It was filmed on 70mm celluloid and upgraded to 8k. 70mm film. 70 If I was living in the Soylent Green world, and I wanted to commit suicide like Edward Robinson, I would request this as my outgoing visual. This is why I love film.
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industrialist - wrote on 09/14/2009
Ron Fricke's meditative opus on birth, life and death is epic filmmaking without banality. Sheltered lolly-gaggers that believe 'Finding Nemo' to be a visual odyssey won't find an ounce of CGI in Fricke's celebration of culture, diversity and global evolution. Natural settings, ancient ruins, dense cities and blazing oil fields are captured with a richness and scope that, driven by Michael Stearns' evocative soundscape, is at once grandoise and poetic, generating a cinematic intensity that has influenced many a documentary since. In the increasingly shrinking individuality of contemporary living, 'Baraka' is a panoramic chain of harmony, purpose and inevitability - ours is a world that is larger than its parts, yet somehow smaller than the spiritual forces that bind it.
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