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8 Ratings


Directed by Banmei Takahashi
Japan, 2009


Zen’ Buddhist teacher Dogen Zenji is a very important religious person during the Kamakura period, 750 years ago. After his mother died, he decides to move to China and settle as a Buddhist teacher.

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Zen Directed by Banmei Takahashi

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  • dario's rating of the film Zen

    For people who are into Buddhism this is a real treat. Presence of Buddha's teachings and messages is so tangible. Very inspiring. Actors did a good job in learning the zen, let's call it vibe. But there is some room to be critical. Somehow the scenery and costumes seemed a bit fake and to clean.