Barry Stephenson is an independent scholar and lecturer in Religion and Culture, at Wilfrid Laurier University, in Waterloo, Ontario. His research deals with religion and literature, the arts, and ritual studies. Visit Barry's homepage at barrystephenson.ca.
“[B]ecause the story is filled with ritual and religion, we were always going into temples. I was particularly obsessed with participating in any religious ceremonies I could get involved with.” — Wes Anderson, on the making of The Darjeeling Limited