In the war-torn, caste-bound states of ancient India, two young men seek to discover the path out of suffering. This monumental film is an adaptation of Osamu Tezuka’s landmark manga series of the same name, told through the eyes of Siddhartha, who will later become Buddha.
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The film has a lot to live up to in terms of its source material, which is the series of book. I get that this is a "beginning tale", but there are a lot of missed opportunities. It didn't feel tight enough.