SAMSARA is a new non verbal documentary film by the creators of 1992's lauded BARAKA. It took five years to make, and was shot in over 100 locations in 25 countries. It is one of only a handful of films to be shot on 70mm film in the last forty years. Directed by Ron Fricke and produced by Mark Magidson.
SAMSARA will be in US Theaters August 24th 2012, with international releases soon to follow.
Entirely shot with the Canon EOS 5D Mark II & III from autumn 2011 to autumn 2012 in the Alps, Patagonia, Iceland and Brittany.
raison d'être by Peter Andersson - raison-detre.info
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