The latest animated masterpiece from Studio Ghibli visionary Hayao Miyazaki (My Neighbour Totoro) follows the transformative journey of a young, bereaved boy as he is magically transported to a dreamlike realm by a spirited talking heron.
Life in Missouri’s desolate Ozark Mountains is tough, especially for resourceful Ree Dolly, who must look after her younger siblings as their mother is incapable and her father, Jessup, is continually absent, making and dealing crystal meth. When it emerges that Jessup has put their house up as bail, Ree sets out to find him. She delves deep into his shadowy world and confronts violent, unstable characters, not least her uncle, Teardrop before the film comes to its final, haunting, climax.
Samsara is the Buddhist cycle of death and reincarnation. From the temples of Laos, alongside with teenage monks, we will accompany a soul in its transit from one body to another through the bardo. The words of the “Tibetan Book of the Dead” will be our guide to avoid getting lost in the afterlife. A luminous and sonorous journey that will lead us to reincarnate on the beaches of Zanzibar, where groups of women work in seaweed farms.