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Dreaming Lhasa

Rating:No Rating
Genre:Drama, Drama, Drama
Release Date:April 13, 2007
Running time:90 minutes
Cast:Jampa Kalsang, Tenzin Chokyi Gyatso, Tenzin Jigme, Phuntsok Namgyal Dhumkhang, Tsering Topgyal Phurpatsang, Jampa Kalsang, Tenzin Chokyi Gyatso, Tenzin Jigme, Phuntsok Namgyal Dhumkhang, Tsering Topgyal Phurpatsang, Jampa Kalsang, Tenzin Chokyi Gyatso, Tenzin Jigme, Phuntsok Namgyal Dhumkhang, Tsering Topgyal Phurpatsang, Jampa Kalsang, Tenzin Chokyi Gyatso, Tenzin Jigme, Phuntsok Namgyal Dhumkhang, Tsering Topgyal Phurpatsang, Jampa Kalsang, Tenzin Chokyi Gyatso, Tenzin Jigme, Phuntsok Namgyal Dhumkhang, Tsering Topgyal Phurpatsang
Director:Ritu Sarin, Tenzing Sonam, Ritu Sarin, Tenzing Sonam, Ritu Sarin, Tenzing Sonam, Ritu Sarin, Tenzing Sonam, Ritu Sarin, Tenzing Sonam
Producer:Ritu Sarin, Ritu Sarin, Ritu Sarin, Ritu Sarin, Ritu Sarin
Writer:Tenzing Sonam, Tenzing Sonam, Tenzing Sonam, Tenzing Sonam, Tenzing Sonam
Distributor:First Run Features, First Run Features, First Run Features, First Run Features, First Run Features

Web Site: http://www.dreaminglhasa.com/

Description: Karma, a Tibetan filmmaker from New York, goes to Dharamsala, the Dalai Lama's exile headquarters in northern India, to make a documentary about former political prisoners who have escaped from Tibet. She wants to reconnect with her roots but is also escaping a deteriorating relationship back home. One of Karma's interviewees is Dhondup, an enigmatic ex-monk who has just escaped from Tibet. He confides in her that his real reason for coming to India is to fulfill his dying mother's last wish: to deliver a charm box to a long-missing resistance fighter. Karma finds herself unwittingly falling in love with Dhondup even as she is sucked into the passion of his quest, which becomes a journey into Tibet's fractured past and a voyage of self-discovery.

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