The World Within

Directed by Suzanne Wagner

Release Year: 1990
Running Time: 60
Color Type: Color and B&W
Country: U.S.
Language: English
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Screening Info
Cast
Carl Gustave Jung

Crew
Directed by Suzanne Wagner

THE WORLD WITHIN C. G. Jung IN HIS OWN WORDS
A FASCINATING ENCOUNTER WITH ONE OF THE GREAT PIONEERS OF OUR AGE

"... the images of the unconscious place a great responsibility upon a man. Failure to understand them or a shrinking of ethical responsibility deprives him of his wholeness and imposes a painful fragmentariness on his life."

In The World Within, this idea is explored as we are given a glimpse inside Jung¹s Red Book, the diary in which he described his dreams and fantasies. In addition, he recorded these unconscious images with colorful paintings which appear throughout the film, along with his reflections upon their possible meaning. These are the creations, as Jung comments, "which have carried me out of time into seclusion, out of the present into timelessness.

Also included in The World Within is rarely seen footage of Jung himself interviewed in Switzerland. He talks at length about his work on dreams, memory, archetypal figures and the importance of ritual and fantasy.

1990 US 60 min. Color/B&W

THE WORLD WITHIN
Directed by SUZANNE WAGNER
Executive Producer GEORGE WAGNER
Line Producer TEE BOSUSTOW
Associate Producers MARK WOOLLEN
and AMANDA FOULGHER
Editor MARK WOOLLEN
Music JOHN ADAMS
Special Consultant SAM FRANCIS

A BOSUSTOW VIDEO PRODUCTION
for the C.G. JUNG INSTITUTE of LOS ANGELES
© 1990 C.G. JUNG INSTITUTE of LOS ANGELES

Critical Acclaim

"Grandly informal footage of Jung, who presents his ideas with the greatest clarity." - Sheila Benson, Los Angeles Times