Himalaya

Himalaya

DVD - 2002 | Tibetan
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The story of a generational struggle for the leadership of a tiny mountain village between its proud old chief and a headstrong young caravanner. The balance of power shifts uneasily as they make their annual salt trek across the Himalayas.
Publisher: New York : Kino on Video, c2002
Description: 1 videodisc (104 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in
Branch Call Number: DVD Hima

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CPLSecondHome
Jul 10, 2019

I highly recommend this! With a fascinating story of the struggle for rule and survival, the filmmaker tells a gripping drama to preserve the existence of this real but relatively unknown people in the remote Himalayan village. The "how the movie was made" bonus feature is almost as interesting as the actual film, and reveals the environmental challenges in filming in the Himalayas, and that virtually none of the actors were professional actors, but were locals.

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wiredonjava
May 12, 2014

If Blockbuster was still open it would be on the 'hidden gem' shelf. pretty cool but slow moving story of a unique culture where male ego's collide & dilemmas involving science/facts vs. superstition/religion. ( I want a pet Yak!)

ggbookreader Aug 15, 2012

Review title: Treacherous Terrain.
*Intense. * Dramatic. *Suspenseful. *Engaging. *Gripping. *Succeed & survive or fail & sure death will come to the protagonists. *Viewers learn the importance of true leadership. *And learn how pride can impact decisions. Allows viewers to observe how pride guides decisions, and viewers receive some insight about respecting other people. **Has many tension-filled moments in this DVD. Some questions to consider: leadership - what type of leadership will viewers observe? And how does it impact the story's outcome.
**Great DVD.

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Tashi
Apr 22, 2010

The cinematography and the music for this film is outstanding.
This is one of the most beautiful films I have ever seen. Wonderful story, great acting.
I highly reccommend this film.

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