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A.k.a.
This Transient Life
Year
1970
Runtime
143 min.
Director
Akio Jissoji
Genre
Drama
Rating *
8.1
Votes *
600
Checks
176
Favs
35
Dislikes
0
Favs/checks
19.9% (1:5)
Favs/dislikes
35:0
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  1. K.'s avatar

    K.

    One of the finest existential films I've ever seen, and also one of the most challenging. Although it's religious focus is Buddhism, it's themes are universally significant. Like the other two films in the so-called Buddhist trilogy, it explores conflicting philosophies, and these philosophies combined with the narrative itself leave the viewer with a great deal to think about concerning life, death, religion, and sexuality. Visually it's simply exquisite. Jissoji's aesthetic is on full display in beautiful black & white. 1 year 5 months ago
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  1. This movie ranks #35 in Locarno Film Festival - Golden Leopard
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  2. This movie ranks #103 in iCheckMovies - Most Favorite
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  3. This movie ranks #148 in iCM Forum's 500<400
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  4. This movie ranks #574 in Doubling the Canon
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