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ZEN FOR NOTHING

by Werner Penzel

synopsis

Hidden in the wooded mountains on the west coast of Japan lies the small Zen monastery Antaiji. A young woman sets off to immerse herself through autumn, winter and spring in the adventures of monastic life. The young woman is Sabine Timoteo from Switzerland. The abbot of the monastery is Muho Noelke, born in Berlin. An interplay between the philosophy of the Japanese Zen master Kodo Sawaki and the surprises brought forth by everyday life.

original title: Zen for Nothing
country: Switzerland
sales agent: Werner Penzel Filmproduktion, Recycled TV AG
year: 2016
genre: documentary
directed by: Werner Penzel
film run: 100'
cinematography by: Werner Penzel
film editing: Ayako Mogi
music: Fred Frith
producer: Peter Guyer, Werner Penzel, Madeleine Corbat
production: Werner Penzel Filmproduktion, Recycled TV AG
distributor: Look Now!

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Solothurn Film Festival 2016 
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