Bruce Joel Rubin: Matters of Life & Death - Jacob's Ladder
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Oscar Winning Screenwriter Bruce Joel Rubin introduces his film “Jacob’s Ladder”
Bruce Joel Rubin is an Oscar-winning screenwriter, photographer and meditation teacher.
His films have often explored themes of life and death with metaphysical and science fiction elements.
Co-presented with the Buddhist Film Foundation
Long after this film was released as a thriller, Bruce Joel Rubin revealed that his screenplay was inspired by the Tibetan Book of the Dead.
Tim Robbins stars as a Vietnam veteran mourning his dead child and struggling to maintain his sanity. With Elizabeth Peña, Danny Aiello, Jason Alexander.
Director: Adrian Lyne. Rated R. (1990) 113 min.
Rubin will discuss the film with Buddhist Film Foundation executive director Gaetano Kazuo Maida.
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