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    Christy LemireFilmWeek (KPCC - NPR Los Angeles)
    It's quite beautiful. The director, Khyentse Norbu, will hold a shot for a long time and let you luxuriate in the setting.
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    Michael RechtshaffenLos Angeles Times
    Recruiting a cast comprised of genuine nonprofessionals and the talents of Taiwanese cinematographer Mark Lee-Ping Bing... Norbu charts an inspired, fittingly meditative journey to enlightenment.
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    Dennis HarveyVariety
    Offers a droll, leisurely, if cryptic journey toward individual enlightenment.
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    Nicolas RapoldNew York Times
    At least for the uninitiated, the drift of the filmmaking seemed to fall short of the transcendence envisioned by its story.
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    Dennis SchwartzDennis Schwartz Movie Reviews
    I loved the dreamy film for not watering things down and letting the viewer identify with the protagonist trying to save his life the old-fashioned Buddhist way.
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    Kelly VanceEast Bay Express
    This remarkable film from Nepal is just as agreeably enigmatic as its label would suggest-a combination ethnographic/spiritual/wryly comic "quest" tale about living in the present, and how difficult that can be.
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    Frederic and Mary Ann BrussatSpirituality & Practice
    Lessons in paying attention for a young Tibetan convinced he's dying unless he can find the sacred feminine in the world around him.
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    Siddhant AdlakhaThe Juggernaut
    With his fifth feature film, Norbu treats spiritual doctrine as something both liberating and perverse, an inward search with outward consequence.
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    Alex SavelievFilm Threat
    If you happen to be in the mindset for a long, leisurely, spiritual cinematic rumination about the fragility of life, the futility of our professional pursuits, the power of femininity, and the sheer bliss of living in the moment, then delve right in.
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    Daniel EaganFilm Legacy
    Writer and director Khyentse Norbu is an astute filmmaker who can tap into an international indie sensibility without losing track of Nepalese culture.
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