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Monte Grande: What Is Life?

2004 Rated NR 1hr 20m

Chilean neurobiologist Francisco Varela died at the age of 54, leaving behind a legacy of exploration of the mind and its role in human existence. This documentary features Franz Reichle's conversations with Varela in the final months of his life. In them, Varela discusses his insights on autopoiesis (the creation of the self), as well as spirituality, the relationship of mind to body and how autonomy forms our identity.

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Movie Details

Not rated. This movie has not been rated by the MPAA.
Screen formats

Full Screen 1.33:1


English, French, German, Spanish (Neutral), Italian, Greek

Closed captioned


Language and sound

English: Dolby Digital 2.0 Stereo, French: Dolby Digital 2.0 Stereo, German: Dolby Digital 2.0 Stereo, Spanish (Neutral): Dolby Digital 2.0 Stereo

Other features

Color; interactive menus; scene access; cast and crew interviews; trailer; The Making of Empanadas.