Baraka 1992

Critics score:
80 / 100

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Stephen Holden, New York Times: Read more

Fred Camper, Chicago Reader: The film's one-world thesis is asserted but never made convincing, as Fricke zigzags from the Western Wall to whirling dervishes to the Grand Mosque of Mecca in a superficial gloss on faith (and everything else). Read more

Roger Ebert, Chicago Sun-Times: It is claimed that the great age of travel is dead - that there are no longer amazing, exotic, beautiful and fearsome places for the traveler to discover. A movie like Baraka gives hope. Read more

St. Louis Post-Dispatch: Read more

Trevor Johnston, Time Out: Any one sequence might work powerfully in its own right, but string them together with a musical overlay and the banality of the connections becomes apparent. Read more

Hal Hinson, Washington Post: Nothing in this epic visual poem is less than extraordinary. Read more