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Louis Malle
1981 || 110 mins

In a New York restaurant, Wally (Wallace Shawn), a struggling playwright, meets his old friend Andre (Andre Gregory), a well-known theatre director who has dropped out for five years to travel around the world. As they talk about their lives since they last met, it becomes clear that Gregory has been through some strange and wondrous experiences on his travels, a journey which took him from Poland to Tibet, Scotland to the Sahara desert. What began as a quest to ‘find himself’, turned into a series of extraordinary encounters leading to profound spiritual and philosophical realizations. Shawn, though puzzled at first, becomes captivated by these stories and his own more practical worldview begins to shift...

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