A documentary filmmaker and Swiss company claim their works featuring Bhagwan Shree Rajneesh, known as Osho, were used without permission in the Netflix docuseries, writes Ashley Cullins. Published in The Hollywood Reporter on January 31, 2019. (Our post also includes the Court document.)
The Netflix series won the award on September 9, 2018 in the category ‘Outstanding Documentary or Nonfiction Series’. Published in Willamette Week, September 10, 2018.
Filmmaker and author Suzanne Taylor was instrumental in bringing together for a video interview, journalist and CEO of Ideapod Justin Brown and Pennell Rock, a scholar in Comparative Religions and Philosophy and former resident of Rajneeshpuram.
In the wake of the Netflix docuseries Wild Wild Country, Shantam Lani, Osho’s World Ambassador and former Rajneeshpuram resident speaks to Tracy Alexander on Israel’s ‘i 24NEWS’. Published on May 28, 2018.
The BBC’s Ishleen Kaur went to Switzerland to meet WWC’s central character, Sheela. Published on July 20, 2018.
“Wild Wild Country‘s original score is being released this September,” announces Gabriela Helfet on Vinyl Factory Limited, June 28, 2018.
An unusual party that Premyoga’s nephew, Eli, recently attended in California – set to the theme WWC… it’s all in the family.
She [Hasya] survived the Holocaust, lived on a kibbutz, helped to produce ‘The Godfather’, and finally found satisfaction as a follower of the guru Osho. Her role in the hit Netflix documentary is merely a cameo, but Françoise Ruddy lived a life worthy of its own miniseries, write Ofer Aderet and Omer Shubert. Published in Haaretz, May 17, 2018
Stay away from the salad bar and make some Nachos Zorba, Nut Loaf, or a nice Coconut Salad instead, writes Melissa Locker. Published in Bon Appétit on May 4, 2018.
While makers of the Netflix show Wild Wild Country focus on the controversies around Osho, ardent follower Sangita Kathiwada speaks about what they missed. Published in DNA, May 6, 2018.
A review in First Showing by Alex Billington, May 2, 2018: “What an honor to get a glimpse into this world of religion and government, and to learn so wonderfully about this unbelievable, but entirely true story in America’s past.”
Pathika and Ojas wrote about the media attention after the screening of the Netflix docuseries Wild Wild Country and listed the main articles and shows. A nation-wide meeting of friends and lovers of Osho will be held on 5th May at Wajid, The Hague.
Wild Wild Country, though a documentary, runs like a thriller Hollywood film and is very addictive and totally binge-worthy, writes Simantini Dey. Published in News18, India, on April 25, 2018.
Viewers of the docuseries Wild Wild Country are in awe of the coloured clothing sannyasins in Rajneeshpuram were wearing. It is presently even trending!
Being lauded for its storytelling amid the revelations related to this cult… read this review and launch into a riveting tale, writes Mihir Rebello. Published in the Deccan Chronicle on April 23, 2018.
Anna Silman talked to former Rajneeshpuram residents. Published in New York Magazine, The Cut, USA, on April 19, 2018.
Steve Bramucci in Uproxx on April 13, 2018: “The tale of the Rajneesh commune in Oregon is a tale of regular people (and some extraordinary ones) in all of their beautiful, violent, loving, greedy, generous, selfish, ecstatic, manipulative, messy glory.”
Satire depicting highlights of the Netflix docuseries Wild Wild Country. The episode was hosted by John Lumaney on April 14, 2018.
Cameraman Milt Ritter, who covered events at Rajneeshpuram for KGW News, is interviewed by Steve Bramucci for Uproxx, published on April 6, 2018.
Article in The New York Times shows that the original sannyas colours have become a new fashion trend in New York.
Despite all the amazing qualities that make ‘Wild Wild Country’ an interesting watch, the creators of the show, Chapman Way and Maclain Way, fail miserably in doing justice to the person Osho was, writes Simantini Dey on CNN News 18, India, on April 6, 2018.
Filmmakers Chapman and Maclain Way dissect the hit Netflix series’s most memorable moments, give the sannyasins the “where are they now” treatment, and re-examine its unresolved story lines – including that wild tale about salmonella-infected beavers, writes Lisa Libman in Vanity Fair, on April 3, 2018.
The brothers Chapman and Maclain Way spoke to Nathan McAlone in a recent interview for Business Insider. Published on March 30, 2018.
Nick Licata remembers visiting Rajneeshpuram after Osho had left and been arrested in Charlotte, just before the Ranch closed. Published on Medium, March 23, 2018.
Miraculously, Wild Wild Country, a documentary series, is what everyone around me is binge-ing on. So must you, writes Mayank Shekhar in Mid-Day, India. Published on March 27, 2018.
Sifu Freddie Lee, a Kung Fu teacher and practitioner, speaks about Osho’s impact on him and the message given out by the media.
A phone interview conducted by Matt Novak of Paleofuture-Gizmodo with the directors on the docuseries Wild Wild Country, Chapman Way and Maclain Way – plus video interviews by Katu, Build and Collider.
Review by Adam Patterson, published on Film Pulse, March 12, 2018. Release date of the docu-series: March 16, 2018 on Netflix.