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Watch: Second Gorgeous 70mm Trailer for 'Samsara' Documentary

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July 26, 2012
Source: Apple

Samsara

Back in April we got our first glimpse at the stunning documentary Samsara, a film from filmmakers Ron Fricke (who also edited the iconic Koyaanisqatsi) and Mark Magidson, who delivered the acclaimed film Baraka previously. What makes this film special is that it was shot entirely on 70mm film, and that hasn't been done in over a decade. Now a new trailer shows off even more of the gorgeous footage captured for a documentary that is said to be an "unparalleled sensory experience." I really hope I get the chance to see this in all its 70mm glory, because there is some truly beautiful cinematography at work here. Watch below!

Here's the new trailer for Ron Fricke and Mark Magidson's Samsara, originally from Apple:

Samsara reunites filmmakers Ron Fricke and Mark Magidson, whose award-winning films Baraka and the short Chronos brought a new visual and musical artistry to theaters. Dispensing with dialogue and descriptive text, Samsara explores the wonders of our world, from the mundane to the miraculous, looking into the unfathomable reaches of man's spirituality and the human experience, and illuminating the links between humanity and the rest of nature. In short, the images on the screen are the star with no verbal distractions. Oscillioscope Laboratories is sending the film to theaters on August 24th this year. Amazed?

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Reader Feedback - 6 Comments

1

Looks amazing. That dude getting buried in the gun coffin is classic, I imagine he was a really nice guy and not a gangster in any way shape or form.

Carpola on Jul 26, 2012

2

just beautiful

truong18 on Jul 26, 2012

3

agree. it looks *exactly* like Baraka. and, therefore, it looks utterly superb. Baraka is one of those singular cinematic experiences you just have to share with as many people as possible, preferably HD and big. this looks like more of the beautiful same.

son_et_lumiere on Jul 29, 2012

4

awesome mosh pit near the end of the trailer, i wonder which band was playing lol

replycunt on Jul 26, 2012

5

Wow! #MindBlowing

Ron on Jul 26, 2012

6

Just to inform some people that might be curious '65mm' and '70mm' refer to the same film stock...I believe it's 65mm when it's in the camera and is then printed onto 70 mm film for projection. The extra 5mm is for the magnetic strips holding some of the sound. IMAX film is a horizontal variant of 70 mm film.

Chris_G on Jul 26, 2012

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