• Released
  • November 25, 2011
  • 1 hr 29 min
  • Documentary
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Variety

By Dennis Harvey
The late Chogyam Trungpa's very colorful life makes for a most engaging narrative here.
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The Hollywood Reporter

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Crazy Wisdom offers a perceptive, if one-sided, perspective on Trungpa's impact on American spirituality and the arts.
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50

Slant Magazine

By Joseph Jon Lanthier
Part of the issue here may be the nature of the talking heads themselves, most of whom are culled from Trungpa's inner circle and lack the...
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50

The New York Times

By Rachel Saltz
The movie goes mushy when it should be critical, and leaves you with questions that it's not prepared to answer.
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50

Village Voice

By Nick Pinkerton
It is suggested that Trungpa was in possession of yeshe chölwa-the title's "crazy wisdom" - and, as a sort of holy fool, his apparent...
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50

Los Angeles Times

By Kenneth Turan
Director Johanna Demetrakas has decided to simply present the man in all his demanding complexities and let him and his encounters with...
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38

New York Post

By V.A. Musetto
A documentary hardly anybody has been waiting for.
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