Keswick Film Club - The Cup

Sunday 23rd April 6:00 PM

The Cup 

Director: Khyentse Norbu Country: Tibet/Bhutan
Cert: U Year: 1999 Length: 93 mins Language: Subtitles
The Cup

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Synopsis

The first ever commercial release for a film made in Bhutan and in the Tibetan language. It is 1998 and World Cup fever has reached the Indian Himalayas. THE CUP is a delightful comedy about the lighter side of living in a Tibetan Monastery. A touching story that tackles the issues of winning and losing, life in exile and the impact of the modern on the traditional, and…the eternal question: where DO you find a TV to watch the big game?

Critics

open_quote A film of such unassuming wit, charm and wisdom, it is positively inspirational close_quote Empire



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