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Becoming Who I Was(다시 태어나도 우리)

After being identified as the reincarnation of a venerated Buddhist master, young Padma Angdu makes an arduous journey with his aging godfather from Northern India to Tibet to find his rightful place in the world.
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Variety by Dennis Harvey

The endearing, guileless personalities of the two principals constitute much of the film’s appeal.
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The Hollywood Reporter by John DeFore

As viewers, we have no idea whether the doc's last act is building toward a triumphant reunion or a big dead end. Suffice to say that the final scenes, never manipulative, achieve an emotional impact appropriate to the scale of this journey.
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The Seattle Times by John Hartl

As playfully time-oriented as its title, Becoming Who I Was makes reincarnation a central part of its story about a journey through more than one life.
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The New York Times by Ken Jaworowski

The filmmakers rarely delve into the spiritual aspects of the story, but that’s O.K. You don’t have to believe in Padma and Urgain’s religion to believe in them.