Reincarnation: Documentaries


Reincarnation seems to have captured the imagination of many and the idea receives regular mentions in feature films, popular books, and popular music.

Documentaries exaiming the pro's and con's of various methods of validation concerning claims of past live memories. From the BBC to the History Channel as well as independant documentary film makers dive into the mystery of reincarnation.


ReligionTo understand reincarnation, we need to understand the nature of our mind, and how our body and mind are separate entities. Understanding how our body and mind are separate entities, we can understand how even though the body disintegrates at death, the continuum of the mind remains unbroken. Instead of ceasing, the mind simply leaves the present body and goes to the next life.


Hollywood Movies: Reincarnation

Movies with the theme of Reincarnation
Midnight Bayou (2009) NR
When he makes a break with his privileged life to buy a renovated plantation manor near New Orleans, well-to-do lawyer Declan Fitzpatrick (Jerry O'Connell) quickly discovers that his new house harbors some old and disturbing secrets. Convinced the house is haunted, Fitzpatrick turns to local beauty Lena (Lauren Stamile) and her grandmother Odette (Faye Dunaway) for help. Ralph Hemecker directs this drama based on the book by Nora Roberts.
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The Singing Forest (2003) UR
An interesting twist on the standard love story, this film tells the tale of two lovers who are killed during the Holocaust; one of them is reincarnated, and some time later, the other one comes back as well. In his new life, the first one has a 22-year-old daughter who has fallen in love with a man whom the father believes was his lover in their former life. This unorthodox romantic saga also depicts the heartbreak and terror of the Holocaust.
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Riverworld (2003)
Astronaut Jeff Hale (Brad Johnson) finds himself reincarnated on a distant world after perishing in a space accident. And he isn't alone: People from throughout human history populate the new planet -- including Emperor Nero (Jonathan Cake) and many of Earth's other former bad guys, who plan to continue their evil ways. But Hale soon discovers that all is not what it seems in this made-for-television sci-fi flick.
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The Trotsky (2009) NR
Seventeen-year-old Leon Bronstein (Jay Baruchel) thinks he is the reincarnation of Russian October Revolution leader Leon Trotsky, thus staging a strike at his father's (Saul Rubinek) factory and then a student walkout at his new school. Film legend Geneviève Bujold appears as the head of the school board in writer-director Jacob Tierney's "revolting" comedy. Emily Hampshire, Justin Bradley, Kaniehtiio Horn and Jesse Rath also co-star.
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The Devil's Arithmetic (1999) UR
Jewish-American teen Hannah Stern (Kirsten Dunst) isn't much interested in her family's religious tradition. But her blasé attitude changes radically when she's suddenly transported back to a 1941 Nazi concentration camp. There, Hannah learns firsthand the horrors of the holocaust and the price her family and other Jews paid because of their heritage. Brittany Murphy, Louise Fletcher and Mimi Rogers co-star in director Donna Deitch's film.
Noel (2004) PG
Five New Yorkers face Christmas Eve alone in this meditation on what lies at the root of the holiday spirit. Rose (Susan Sarandon) tries to connect with her dying mother. Nina (Penélope Cruz) and her boyfriend (Paul Walker) are in love but must work through his jealousy issues. Artie (Alan Arkin) thinks his late wife's spirit lives in someone else's body. And Jules (Marcus Thomas) is a brutalized man yearning for peace. Chazz Palminteri directs.
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11:11 (2010) R
Director Rocky Costanzo explores the concept synchronicity as related to the 11:11 phenomenon with this tale of a childhood bond that results in reincarnation for two young boys. A duel-sided tale set in two distinct realities and time periods, 11:11 was produced in a unique style: the first half of the film was shot when the two young stars were 11 years old, and the remainder was shot five years later with the same actors
Comedy of Innocence (2000) NR
Two mothers come together under strange circumstances in this drama that mines the mystery of reincarnation. Ariane's (Isabelle Huppert) son, Camille (Charles Berling), announces one day that he's actually Paul and needs to find his mother. Believing a supernatural force is driving this unusual request, Ariane takes him on faith and helps him find Isabella (Jeanne Balibar), a woman who lost her son, Paul, in a drowning accident.
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Reincarnation: Documentaries

Ancient Mysteries: Reincarnation (2008)
Death is the ultimate mystery, the final passage of every life. But is it really an end, or a new beginning? Countless cultures around the world and throughout time have preached that the soul survives death and goes on to inhabit other bodies. But is there any evidence that reincarnation is real? ANCIENT MYSTERIES uses expert commentary, extensive archival material and interviews with people who claim to be reincarnated to explore this enigma.
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Unmistaken Child (2008)
In Nepal, a venerable monk, Geshe Lama Konchog, dies and one of his disciples, a youthful monk named Tenzin Zopa, searches for his master's reincarnation. The film follows his search to the Tsum Valley where he finds a young boy of the right age who uncannily responds to Konchog's possessions. Is this the reincarnation of the master?
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Living Goddess (2007) NR
Filmed in Nepal's Kathmandu Valley, Ishbel Whitaker's documentary examines the lives of three girls thought to be reincarnated goddesses whose story unfolds amid the country's political and religious strife. Worshipped by Hindus and Buddhists alike, the three share a common divinity, but while Chanira and Preeti are sheltered from the outside world, Sajani's parents strive to create a normal life for their daughter.
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Mysterious Forces Beyond: Vol 2
Delve into the supernatural world with this second volume in the series about mystical phenomena. This installment focuses on near-death experiences, reincarnation and reunions with deceased loved ones. The experience of seeing the "white light," viewed by those who've died and been revived, is explored from both scientific and spiritual perspectives. An ancient Greek tradition of viewing the dead is also investigated.
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Secrets of the Soul (2007) NR
Join the creators of this insightful documentary on a fascinating journey to uncover the mysteries surrounding the existence of the soul and its connection to all pursuits, be they religious, spiritual or scientific. Drawing upon extensive research on death, reincarnation and genetics, as well as esoteric explorations of Eastern and Western philosophy, this examination leaves no stone unturned in its quest to answer centuries-old questions.
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Remove Psychic Debris and Heal
In the first volume of a multipart series, Reiki master Steve Murray explains how anyone -- not just a Reiki healer -- can learn to perform past-life sessions and clear the mind of "psychic debris" that could be causing health problems. Murray also delves deeper into familiar terms like reincarnation and déjà vu, as well as the lesser-known concepts of the akashic plane, akashic records and "the veil."
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Spirit Space:
What were we before we came here? Why do we need to be here? And what in the world happens to us after we die? Spirit Space also opens cases from individuals who have been hypnotically regressed to a point between lives,after death, and even before birth. Not only does the film grapple with reincarnation, the spirit world, and the nature of the human soul it also tackles equally sticky questions such as Is there a Heaven and Hell? What is a spirit?
Beyond the Grave: Afterlife
A&E Television Networks special documentary presentation! Every religion has its own opinion on the afterlife. The idea that the soul lives on has fascinated scholars and fueled skeptics for centuries. Has the Dalai Lama lived in the past? What do Jewish and Christian faiths say about reincarnation? Is death the end, or merely a new beginning? Join us on a search for clues to the hereafter.
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