Walk With Me
Film Info
Event Type:Film
Film Type:Documentary Feature
Release Year:2017
Run Time:88 minutes
Production Country:United Kingdom
Original Language:English
Cast/Crew Info
Director:Marc J. Francis
Max Pugh
Cast:Benedict Cumberbatch, narrator
Description

With unprecedented access, “Walk With Me” takes us deep inside the world-famous monastery of Zen Buddhist master Thich Nhat Hanh, and captures the life of a monastic community who have given up all their possessions for one common purpose — to practice the art of mindfulness.

Filmed over three years, this visceral film is a meditation on a community determined to develop a deep sense of presence, not just for themselves but for all those they love.

As the seasons come and go, the monastics’ inner journey is amplified by insights from Thich Nhat Hanh’s early journals, narrated by Benedict Cumberbatch.

“A moving and wonderful film — a great work full of love.” — Alejandro Inarritu

“Fascinating and profound.” — Screen International

“A unique spectacle. A thoroughly meditative piece of cinema.” — RogerEbert.com

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