Himalaya

SD FSK 0 Switzerland, France, UK, Nepal 1999 108 min
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Audio:

German

Subtitles:

German

As the citizens of a Tibetan village prepare for their annual trek to exchange salt for grain, the community's allegiances are split between the old chief and the young rebel.

Director

Eric Valli, Michel Debats

Cast

Karma Chhewang, Tenzen Charka, Yangzom, Gyalsen Gurung, Thilen Lhondup, Phuti Bika, Sangmo Gurung, Karma Angbo Gurung, Pemba Bika, Rapke Gurung, Tsering Dorjee, Gurgon Kyap, Lhakpa Tsamchoe, Karma Tensing Nyima Lama, Karma Wangiel, Labrang Tundup, Jampa Kalsang Tamang

Writer

Eric Valli, Olivier Dazat, Nathalie Azoulai, Louis Gardel, Jean-Claude Guillebaud

Full description

As the citizens of a Tibetan village prepare for their annual trek to exchange salt for grain, the community's allegiances are split between aging chieftain Tinle (Thilen Lhondup) and rebellious young Karma (Gurgon Kyap). Tinle tries to maintain his clout and preserve obedience to ancient customs when Karma challenges the old man's power.

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