|Genres||Adventure Drama Mystery|
|Director||Ritu Sarin Tenzing Sonam|
|Cast||Tenzin Chokyi Gyatso Tenzin Jigme Jampa Kalsang Jampa Kalsang Tamang|
|Runtime||UK:90 min, Romania:90 min|
|Plot||Karma, a young Tibetan woman from New York City comes to Dharamsala, the exile headquarters of the Dalai Lama in India, in search of her roots. She is making a documentary film about former political prisoners who have escaped Tibet. One of her interviewees is Dhondup, who has recently fled to India. He reveals to her that his dying mother had made him promise to deliver an old charm box to an exile Tibetan named Loga, and appeals to her for help in locating the man. Their enquiries reveal that Loga, a former CIA-trained resistance fighter, has been missing for the past fifteen years and is presumed to be dead. But is he really dead? As they set out to unravel the mysterious circumstances of his disappearance, Karma finds herself unwittingly attracted to Dhondup even as she is sucked into the vortex of his search, which takes them through the world of the exile Tibetan community in India and becomes a journey of self-discovery.... see Dreaming Lhasa on IMDb|
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|90 minutes, color, Tibetan & English w/English subtitles |
* Executive Produced by Richard Gere
DVD Bonus Features: * Making Of Documentary * Interview with Filmmakers * Deleted Scenes * Short Film: Rights and Wrongs * Film Notes by HRW
Tibetan filmmaker Karma travels from New York to Dharamsala, the Dalai Lama's exile headquarters in northern India, to produce a documentary about former political prisoners who have escaped from Tibet. There she meets Dhondup, an enigmatic ex-monk who has come to India is to fulfill his dying mother's last wish -- to deliver a charm box to a long-missing resistance fighter. Soon Karma finds herself in love with Dhondup and is pulled deeper into his quest, which becomes both a journey into Tibet's fractured past and a voyage of self-discovery.
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