30 hand picked films. A new one every day
Why Has Bodhi-Dharma Left for the East? examines the physical and spiritual struggles of an old master, a young monk and an orphaned boy in a remote monastery in the mountains of Korea.
1989 | 5 wins including: Golden Leopard
Some very helpful notes to consider after watching this film: http://www.unomaha.edu/jrf/Vol14no1/Enlightenment.html
The little kid looking for the bull, the middle aged man who had conquered the bull and the old man who had returned to the market place no longer aware of any bull existing.
Ultimately a little too much rhetoric for my taste, and some lame metaphoric work. Despite these gripes, there were some parts that really hit me.
(interior hygiene mission, pt. 2: meditation)
An experience of transcendental beauty. Capturing a moments of meditation states of mind.