Playing, Gods and LSD (2002): "Indian Filmset"



Filmmaker Peter Mettler’s inquiry into transcendence is a three-hour travel throughout nations and cultures, interconnecting other folks, puts and instances. From Toronto, the scene of his formative years, Mettler units out on a adventure that incorporates evangelism on the airport strip, demolition in Las Vegas, tracings within the Nevada desolate tract, chemistry and boulevard lifestyles in Switzerland, and the coexistence of generation and divinity in recent India. In every single place alongside the way in which, the similar subject matters are to be discovered: thrill-seeking, success, future, trust, increasing belief, the yearning for safety in an unsure international. Reality joins with fable; the seek for which means and the seek for ecstasy start to merge.

Genie Award for Absolute best Documentary from the Academy of Canadian Cinema
Grand Prix & Prix du Publique, Visions du Reèl, Nyon
Absolute best Function Documentary on the Vancouver World Movie Competition
Absolute best Documentary from Competition du Cinema Nouveau

“GAMBLING, GODS AND LSD is a adventure to the 4 corners of the sector but additionally into essentially the most profound recesses of the human spirit.” – Jason McBride, Cinemascope

“Some of the exceptional options of this or any 12 months, GAMBLING, GODS AND LSD redefines our expectation of what one can see in a movie… A piece of brilliance… Mettler has positioned himself in the vanguard of the recent cinema scene.” – Marc Glassman, Competition Mag

“A captivating three-hour exploration/autobiography/Zen meditation.” – Cameron Bailey, TIFF

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A FILM BY PETER METTLER / SWITZERLAND/CANADA / 2002 / 180 MINUTES

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