From the Sanskrit, ‘gentle gazing brings liberation’, the title is also the name of the particular body of water
which is the image-subject of the film. Landscape as inscape, not inertly present but beckoning an active perception; a seeing and a seeing into.
“as if my eye were still growing” -Gerard Manley Hopkins
...Muktikara resembles nothing so much as a filmic riff on Motherwell's Elegies to a Spanish Republic, his canvas splitting megaform replaced by Liotta with a natural feature and the perceptual discrepanicies it gathers around itself. ...
-Michael Sicinski, Green Cine Daily