Who are these people and why are they doing what they are doing. It is just at the entrance of a gorge running east and west, and some magnificent shady dahro trees mark the spot from a distance. Shots of the devastation Katrina left behind in New Orleans are beautifully spooky, but does it say anything useful to follow that with images of Versailles.
We're also told that, because Fricke hadn't the budget to rent expensive 65mm cameras for the project, he engineered and built his own -- all of the amazing images and time-lapse effects were created in cameras fashioned by the filmmaker himself. The IMDB description makes it seem very much like the same kind of visual wonder show.
A few noticeable moments stood out for me during my viewing. The images of agriculture such as the rice fields outside of Ubud, Bali show how Fricke is trying to tell us that we need to go back to our roots and how everything is too processed and not organic anymore.
Filming was done in locations in 24 different countries around the world. Act 3 is one of redemption. Its simplicity and remarkable ability to convey the idiosyncrasies of our planet have made it a favorite among film enthusiasts since its release in When we fly over a gigantic volcano to the sound of marching drums it reminded me of the scene in Lord of the Rings when Saruman summons his most powerful Orcs; needless to say, a very powerful moment.
Baraka — A world beyond words Ron Fricke's Baraka is a 96 minute documentary filmed in 70mm across 24 countries and 6 continents.
Filmed in 70mm, Baraka is Ron Fricke's most impressive film to date. It speaks in magnificent images, natural sounds, and music both composed and discovered. One of the foundry workers briefly looked at the camera.
A flock of bird flying away, as if scared off by the chanting of the Aboriginals in the previous scene. It promotes a universal cultural perspective.
His dread locks show that he does not care about outside appearance that he is so devoted to his religion that he does not bother with cutting his hair. The pair had collaborated on Baraka and reunited in to plan Samsara.
The entire movie is nothing but Scenery Porn. BARAKA is a film, shot by Ron Fricke in some 24 countries, that is a sort of documentary on three universal themes: 1) the grandeur of the natural world, from the peaks of Everest to low deserts, 2) the oneness of the human race illustrated by juxtaposing almost identical shots from vastly separated cultures, and 3) the desire for a connection with something transcendent.
Baraka () is a film that takes the viewer everywhere without telling where they’ve been. Shot in 24 countries, the film never makes note of what location is being shown at any particular time. This is intentional -- Ron Fricke composed a film that isn’t about knowing where you.
SAMSARA is an immersive sound-and-image experience in the vein of BARAKA, which Ron Fricke directed, and KOYAANISQATSI, which he photographed.
The title comes from a Sanskrit word meaning “the ever-turning wheel of life,” and the film whirls us through a torrent of stunning images, beginning and ending with an intricate sand mandala. When Baraka director Ron Fricke (Koyaanisqatsi, Chronos) set out to make this film he had a clear idea of what he was doing.
According to the featurette, his goal was to “reconnect with humanity and communicate on a level which, I think, is necessary”. Baraka is an incredible nonverbal film containing images of 24 countries from 6 continents, created by Ron Fricke and Mark Magidson, with music from Michael Stearns and others.
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