Movies about reincarnation?

Discussion in 'Reincarnation Questions' started by Libellule, Jun 9, 2003.

  1. Ginger_Mandrake

    Ginger_Mandrake Ever Confused

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    I LOVE THAT MOVIEEEEEEE! It's so beautiful and magical, it always reminds me how interconnected life is and how beautiful friendship can be.


    I also love The Fountain.
     
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    This website mentions downloading it.. I have dial up so cannot try it out.. http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0327153/


    Let me know if it works..


    soulfreindly
     
  3. Truthseeker

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    This is an interesting thread.


    I was talking about movies with a friend over the weekend. He was talking about war movies like Saving Private Ryan and Band of Brothers, and was suprised that I haven't seen them. I know they are good movies, but I haven't gotten myself to watch them. I finally confessed that I don't like watching graphic war movies because they make me uncomfortable. I've never been in the military in this life, so I have no reason to have any post-traumatic reaction to a war movie. Then I remembered that I have a WWII past life. I've never made that connection before. Perhaps that's the source of my discomfort with watching war movies.


    Does anyone have any movies that serve as triggers for them?
     
  4. SundayAtDusk

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    There are two movies I remember hearing about before they came out, and feeling so excited about seeing them. One was "The Chosen", about the two Hasidic boys growing up in 1930's Brooklyn; the second one was "Remains of the Day", about a butler and a British Lord in the 1930's. And I adored them both, when I did see them, and purchased them both on tape and DVD. Once, in my 20's, when I was in a very low state, I just watched "The Chosen" over and over and over again, until I was no longer in that state. It was the only thing I could watch.


    And I've watched "Remains of the Day" at least 10 times. I even had an interesting dream about it, which seemed past life. I always find myself attracted to movies with butlers. :) But the butlers must be strong, honest, and totally in control. I can't stand movies where the butlers are weak, dishonest or incompetent!:laugh:


    I can also remember wanting to watch "The Elephant Man", but being a bit apprehensive about doing so. Well, I watched it, and in many ways it absolutely terrified me. I'm not sure why, either. There's something about freak shows and carnivals, particularly those in old England, that horrifies me.But then, "The Wizard of Oz" scares me to death, too...the witch, the flying monkeys, the surrealistic look of it all.:eek::eek::eek:
     
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    Tout les Matins du Monde is a film that resonates with me. Recommended for lovers of Baroque music.
     
  6. Truthseeker

    Truthseeker Former Moderator

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    Oddzphish, if you like movies set in the 1920's/30's, I saw Public Enemies and really enjoyed it.
     
  7. kemetic18

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    Although I have never had any specific memories, I believe I may have lived during the American Revolution. I saw "The Patriot" right when it came out and it felt very familiar - the clothing, the hairstyles, everything.


    "The Sound of Music" always made me very uncomfortable - I wonder how many people would say that about a musical! Around here they play it on TV every Christmas and my family loves to watch it. I can't stand it and have to leave the room at the end when they are hiding from the Nazis in the convent. Even earlier in the movie I start feeling woozy because I know what's coming.


    Not a movie, but I am really wanting to see "The Tudors". That time period is fascinating to me. :)
     
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    I love "The Sound of Music". They got away from the Nazis, and opened a ski lodge in Vermont! :) Also, it makes Austria seem so beautiful and wonderful...and I'd rather see it that way, instead of seeing it as dark and ugly under the Nazis...and the Nazi sympathizers.
     
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    I love watching Murder mystery movies from England, the music , the nature, the style is very appealing to me. I love Poirot series, Marpel and Sherlock.


    I get sunk in these movies and it's like I'm right there. About maybe 15 years ago I wanted to write murder mystery books like Agatha Christie but I grew out of it.


    And so far I have not any recollections from past lives in England.
     
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    Don't watch it if you want past life triggers :tongue: ;) The makers of the series haven't spend much time researching and even though Jonathan Rhys is very hot as the king he is not anything like Henry VIII neither visually nor mentally. I've read many books on the Tudors and the show was simply too painfully, historically incorrect for me to watch. I don't think they aimed at making a historical correct series, but they could at least have chosen actors that were a bit more similar to the 'real things' imo :rolleyes: :) 'The Tudors' is historically inaccurate


    Instead I can highly recommend the tv-series by British historian David Starkey. I really enjoyed this one: The six wives of Henry VIII
     
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    I haven't seen the movie, but I think Philippa Gregory (who wrote the book it's based on) did a proper job researching it. I think it's possible that it could bring past life triggers. :) I'd be curious if anyone had seen it.
     
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    Eeek, thanks for telling me! I can't stand shows/movies that aren't historically correct...or at least make a decent effort to be. :D


    Maybe I'll rent "The Other Bolelyn Girl" and see how that is. I read the book and thought it was well written and seemed well researched.
     
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    Historical movies definitely bring back old prior life memories for me. It is frustrating, though, when parts of the movie are not historically accurate, or the actors aren't right for the roles.


    Doctor Zhivago brought back wonderful memories of a lifetime in Russia, even though my lifetime there was in a previous century.


    I love movies about the Roman Republic era, but I feel absolutely no affinity for the era of the Roman Empire. I also love movies about the American Revolution, especially the TV movie John Adams from last year. I felt like that one was remarkably accurate as far as the feel of the time period and the people.


    Cold Mountain and Gone With the Wind are the only Civil War movies I've seen that seemed close to capturing the feel of that period of time realistically.


    With the 100th anniversary of WWI just a few years away, I suspect we will be seeing more movies over the next few years about that period. The Long Engagement seemed to me to be the most historically realistic about that time period.
     
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    Movies that trigger


    Henry V,


    Braveheart,


    Patriot


    Troy.
     
  15. Truthseeker

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    Fantanstic movies, Nightrain. :thumbsup: I've had a long-time love affair with Braveheart.


    I'm a little embarassed to admit it, but the movie Inglorious Basterds (even though the ending was no where near historically accurate) was filled with triggers for me. Also, I was watching The DaVinci Code and when it refered to the Church's oppression and burning of free-thinking women during the dark ages, it definately sparked something inside me.
     
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    believe it or not, I find myself watching the Bourne identity movies over and over, especially when he goes to Russia.


    I don't know what it is about Russia, it's possible because of my 1/3 Lituanian descent that I feel a connection, or it's possible that I once had a past life in russia, but I feel drawn to it from the bourne movies.


    I also think I may have had a career as a spy at one time because I love love love spy movies - even as a kid when mission impossible was on, I'd have my mom call me in from outside so I could watch it.
     
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    Thai reincarnation movie


    A Thai reincarnation movie wins top honors at Cannes. Anyone get to see this? I hope we do in the states. Sounds like it's a winner!


    :coffee:
     
  18. Nightrain

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    It really looks very interesting. I found and googled the title of the film to find the following

    to the film's trailer. Also found was the following link to a downloadable PDF that contains much more information and some still photos from the film.
    -Nightrain
     
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    I think the movie looks interesting as well. I like how reincarnation is finally becoming accepted in written and film media. M.J. Rose writes fiction on the subject, and they had/have a series based on her book The Reincarnationist. Even though reincarnation has been touched up over the years in media, it has never been this prevalent.
     
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    Clint Eastwood's new movie, "Hereafter"


    The LA Times yesterday featured an interview with Clint Eastwood, who has been directing his new film, "Hereafter", due to open October 22nd, 2010. Knowing the quality of his films, it promises to be one of the most interesting movies, if not a major blockbuster. Matt Damon plays one of three major parts as an average "everyman" who has a Near Death Experience and ends up with the ability--or curse--of being able to see spirits who have passed over to the other side.


    One might assume that Clint Eastwood will lend a great deal of credibility to spiritual awareness. Or, it may bring about the downfall of a great Director, instead. Time will tell. I personally look forward to spending the ticket admission of $10.50 to see it.


    What effect do you think this film will have on the public?
     
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    It seems to me like this topic might be the new future entertainment. With more and more documentary's and movies like this one and The Silver Cord coming out in 2011, it will be interesting. I personally think that more people believe in reincarnation than will admit which may make these movies a success.
     
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    Thanks for posting this link Night. I found a trailer for the movie and it looks promising.

    DK
     
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    Thanks for the link to the interview, Nightrain. I enjoyed reading what Clint Eastwood had to say; he is one of my favorite actors.


    I am going to say that the movie will make people question their own beliefs about the hereafter and that the number of people visiting the forum will increase.


    I wonder how or even if the movie addresses reincarnation. I don't think that much can be said about the hereafter without also talking about the cycle of rebirth or am I wrong about that.
     
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    I once heard an interview with Johnny Cash, who played as part of a song called 'Highwayman', their signature tune about a fellow who was a highwayman, who reincarnated as a sailor, a dam worker and as a pilot of a space ship and who is wondering what he will come back as next.


    Apparently he and the group copped a lot of flack from the fundamentalist christian lobby.


    It will be interesting to see if the decade or two since that song came out has lead to an increase in tolerance toward our views.
     
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    Frankly, it doesn't matter what mainstream america likes or doesn't like...I appreciate the idea of the movie and will pay to see it. If the fundamentalist right doesn't appreciate it then they don't have to pay to see it.


    My primary issue is that everything seems to be a polarizing influence...forget it...if it interests you , go for it, if it doesn't forget it. I refuse to let nonsense affect the place where I live.


    Life is too short to fill with what others think/feel/sense or to worry about their issues...I have learned recently, through some very hard lessons, that you must focus on what you think/feel/sense...only then will you be dealing with others from a place of balance.


    Nightrain...your new (to me) picture looks great...although I really appreciated the revolutionary infantry look you previously sported...then you were a brother in arms, but I have issues with harleys...love and light.
     
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    So? Anyone else seen this? Not just me, I hope?? :( I've been waiting to see what y'all would think of it. (And waiting, and waiting and waiting!)


    I loved it and thought it was very well done. Very realistic as to experiences, very low key. No severed heads or monsters. :laugh: Unfortunately it's not going to break any box office records but that's not a big surprise to me, of course.
     
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    Thanks also for posting this link to this Nightrain. I myself have always liked and admired Clint Eastwood personally. I do have plans also in going to see this movie. Personally do think that there is a big drift in society towards this type of thinking and as times pass, it becomes just a little bit more mainstream. Personally I want no spoilers and am looking forward to in seeing this movie. Am interested also if it mentions or addresses reincarnation in anyway.
     
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    I've not seen it, but there have been plenty of popular films about the interaction between the living and the departed (e.g. 'Ghost Town', 'Ghost', 'Ghost Dad', 'Meet Joe Black', 'Resurrection', 'Dead Again', 'Hearts & Souls', 'It's A Wonderful Life', etc., etc).


    What's different about this one?
     
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    Well...they are all different. Story plots are different, as are the characters. Just like with any other movie.


    My favorite was Dead Again. It was really well done. I am looking forward to this new movie. Clint Eastwood is a great director.
     
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    Well I enjoyed 'Gran Torino', so I'll keep my eye out for it :D
     

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