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Finding Joe

Rating:No Rating
Genre:Documentary
Release Date:September 30, 2011
Running time:80 minutes
Cast:Deepak Chopra, Mick Fleetwood, Tony Hawk, Rashida Jones, Laird hamilton
Director:Patrick Takaya Solomon
Writer:Patrick Takaya Solomon
Distributor:Balcony Releasing

Description: Finding Joe is an exploration of famed Mythologist Joseph Campbell's studies and their continuing impact on our culture. Through interviews with visionaries from a variety of fields interwoven with enactments of classic tales by a sweet and motley group of kids, the film navigates the stages of what Campbell dubbed The Hero's Journey: the challenges, the fears, the dragons, the battles, and the return home as a changed person. Rooted in deeply personal accounts and timeless stories, Finding Joe shows how Campbell's work is relevant and essential in today's world and how it provides a narrative for how to live a fully realized life - or as Campbell would simply state, how to "follow your bliss".

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