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Little Buddha (1993)
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Keanu Reeves Keanu Reeves
Ruocheng Ying Ruocheng Ying
Lama Norbu
Chris Isaak Chris Isaak
Dean Conrad
Alex Wiesendanger Alex Wiesendanger
Jesse Conrad
Raju Lal Raju Lal
Greishma Makar Singh Greishma Makar Singh
Sogyal Rinpoche Sogyal Rinpoche
Kenpo Tenzin
Ven. Khyongla Rato Rinpoche Ven. Khyongla Rato Rinpoche

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An average movie

2 years, 8 months ago at Oct 12 5:58
To be honest,  it has been a while since I saw this movie and maybe I should check it out again at some point. Obviously,  it is pretty much a minor effort in Bertolucci's otherwise rather stellar career but I still think there were many things to enjoy about the damned thing. Of course, you had the major obstacle of having Keanu Reeves playing Siddhartha who would eventually become no less than... read more
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Lama Norbu comes to Seattle in search of the reincarnation of his dead teacher, Lama Dorje. His search leads him to young Jesse Conrad, Raju, a waif from Kathmandu, and an upper class Indian girl. Together, they journey to Bhutan where the three children must undergo a test to prove which is the true reincarnation. Interspersed with this, is the story of Siddharta, later known as the Buddha. It traces his spiritual journey from ignorance to true enlightenment.
Release date: 25 May 1994
UPC: 717951002792
Tags: Drama (10), Religion (8), 1990s (7), France (6), Italy (6), Buddhism (5), 1993 (5), Keanu Reeves (3), Sort (2), Prince (2), Spiritual Cinema (2), Meditation (2), Biography (2), Life Story (2), History (2), Coming Of Age (2), Historical (2), Prophecy (2), Liechtenstein (2), Period Film (2)
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