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Indiewire Calls ‘Kahlil Gibran’s The Prophet’ a Cinematic Out-of-Body Experience

Why ‘Kahlil Gibran’s The Prophet’ is a Cinematic Out-Of-Body Experience Brimming with Animated Wisdom

Indiewire  – Aug. 16, 2015

By Carlos Aquilar

“Kahlil Gibran’s The Prophet” is a cinematic out-of-body experience that deconstructs our existential yearnings and translates them into mesmerizing animated wisdom.

Fast-paced modernity acts like deceptive facade that tricks us into thinking we’ve become something very different from what we’ve always been. But below the multiple layers of unimportant burdens, pretended indifference, and overflowing cynicism, lies an unalterable human core that rejoices and suffers like it’s done since its genesis. A person navigating the turbulent waters of life today is indeed pondering on the same questions that another did centuries ago. Pain and pleasure, births and deaths, tears and laughter, passion and despair, they all continue to trap us all in their ambivalent choreography that forced us to question if there is meaning to the madness or if the absurdity of the human condition is just an indecipherable codex. Read more here.