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The School of the Forest

A Feature film by Alain Mazars

Produced by Guilgamesh

Production year : 2002

    Synopsis

    The story of how people are fascinated by hermits who live in isolation in the forest, a tradition still alive in Burma, and called “the school of the forest.”
    This road movie/documentary was shot in Burma, and shows the initiatory journey of Didier, a 31- year-old French man who used to be homeless, and who became an itinerant Buddhist monk. He then decided to live in isolation in a forest next to Mandalay for an unlimited period of time, maybe until the day he dies, so that he can experience the enlightenment.

    Production and distribution

    Executive Producer :

    Guilgamesh

    Technical details

    Feature film

    Genres :

    Documentary

    Production country :

    France

    Original French-language productions :

    Unknown

    Production year :

    2002

    French release :

    Runtime :

    1 h 29 min

    Current status :

    Approval :

    Color type :

    Color