Re: Children Responding to Bernardo Bertolucci's Little Buddha

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Josh Ikeda-Nash, age 5
Oakland, California
"What I want to know is, why were there two buddhas at the end? And I liked the part where Mara threw fireballs at Buddha. I think Buddha is the best person. Buddha and Martin Luther King Jr."

Courtney Flynn, age 8
Boston, Massachusetts
"I would be honored for being picked to be a great teacher."

Kate M. Linthicum, age 8
Albuquerque, New Mexico
"I liked the part where the monks sat down on the floor in the little boy's living room, because that doesn't usually happen—you usually sit on the chair. The monks think one of the three kids is the lama. At the end of the movie, though, the head monk bows to each of the three kids and calls them 'teacher.'"

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