Parents' Guide to

Ram Dass, Going Home

By Renee Longstreet, Common Sense Media Reviewer

age 14+

Docu visits aging spiritual hero; drug references.

Movie NR 2018 31 minutes
Ram Dass, Going Home Poster Image

A Lot or a Little?

What you will—and won't—find in this movie.

Community Reviews

There aren't any parent reviews yet. Be the first to review this title.

Is It Any Good?

Our review:
Parents say: Not yet rated
Kids say: Not yet rated

The simplicity of this documentary -- the music, countless images of nature at its most beautiful, and words of its subject -- casts a spell that's satisfyingly in sync with the film's message. It isn't necessary to have been a follower of Ram Dass to appreciate the quality of life he's been able to achieve, the self-acceptance, and his prevailing ease, optimism, and likability. He preaches love and he appears to live within its sphere. In Ram Dass, Going Home, Peck's audience is treated to masterful visuals and sounds of nature, a spot-on musical score, along with the artifacts that surround Ram Dass in his home and the caring folks who tend to him. Throughout, Ram Dass continues to do what he's always done. He's a teacher. He's a spiritual advisor. And, ever the guru, he takes advantage of the opportunity Peck has given him to let his voice be heard again.

Movie Details

Did we miss something on diversity?

Research shows a connection between kids' healthy self-esteem and positive portrayals in media. That's why we've added a new "Diverse Representations" section to our reviews that will be rolling out on an ongoing basis. You can help us help kids by suggesting a diversity update.

Common Sense Media's unbiased ratings are created by expert reviewers and aren't influenced by the product's creators or by any of our funders, affiliates, or partners.

See how we rate