The life of Chilean biologist/philosopher Francisco Varela is celebrated in this unique documentary that includes interview footage with Varela's friend, the Dalai Lama. In addition to a review of his contributions to science, the film explores how his philosophical ideas built bridges between Eastern spirituality and Western practicality. AKA: "Monte Grande: What Is Life?" 80 min. Widescreen (Enhanced); Soundtracks: English, French, German, Greek, Italian, and Spanish; Subtitles: English; bonus footage; photo gallery; more. In English, French, German, Greek, Italian, and Spanish with English subtitles.