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  • Summary: Filmed in 24 countries on 6 continents and set to an ever-changing global soundtrack, this 1992 documentary is a pastiche of images of the natural world.
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  1. Reviewed by: Suzan Ayscough
    100
    Words can't do justice to the visual masterpiece Baraka.
  2. Reviewed by: David Bartholomew
    60
    A paralyzingly beautiful documentary with a global vision: an odyssey through landscape and time, which is an attempt to capture the essence of life.
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  1. CherN
    Jan 25, 2009
    10
    A beautiful film. Couldn't stop watching. It gets your attention at once. Worth the time.
  2. Nov 23, 2014
    10
    My review is simple..if you are looking for a blockbuster, this is not it. but i can safely say that this is possibly the best piece ofMy review is simple..if you are looking for a blockbuster, this is not it. but i can safely say that this is possibly the best piece of cinematic art I have ever seen!!!!!!
    absolutely astounding!
    additionally, it is not for the faint hearted, it is beautiful and brutal.
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  3. Jan 23, 2015
    10
    A film without words, "Baraka" is possibly the most stunning visual feast ever and shows mankind's ongoing destruction of the planet. Watch itA film without words, "Baraka" is possibly the most stunning visual feast ever and shows mankind's ongoing destruction of the planet. Watch it and wonder about the possibilities remaining. Expand

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