• Released
  • October 28, 2011
  • (Limited 10/28)
  • NR , 1 hr 40 min
  • Documentary
My Reincarnation Synopsis
A Buddhist master tries to convince his Western-born son to follow in his footsteps.
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Los Angeles Times

Languid and contemplative, the film is typical of the intimate, paired-down aspect of Fox's style, a documentary in which lives accumulate...
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75

Slant Magazine

By Chuck Bowen
My Reincarnation has an effective bifurcated structure that testifies to the level of trust Jennifer Fox clearly established with her...
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75

Portland Oregonian

By Marc Mohan
It offers a rare look at the everyday life of a spiritual leader, so that even if Yeshi's dilemma never seems that urgent or vital, My...
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70

The New York Times

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Especially in the early footage, Chogyal Namkhai Norbu is an engaging, charismatic figure; by the end, Yeshi is finding his own footing,...
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63

Boston Globe

By Tom Russo
The story and settings hold interest throughout, but at times the very lack of emotional connection that Yeshi laments in his father seems...
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60

Time Out New York

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It's fascinating to watch Yeshi grow from a skeptical teenager into a spiritual leader - a transformation that still doesn't bring him any...
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50

Village Voice

By Michael Atkinson
Fox's briskness leaves certain questions gaping open. As in, how cynical and derisive is she deliberately being of Rinpoche's teachings,...
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Rated NR