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Deepak Rauniyar / Feature Narrative / Nepal, United States of America, Netherlands, Qatar / 2016 / 88 min / DCP2K
In Nepali / English subtitles
Interests: Drama
Rated: Mature subject matter. Not suitable for minors. Individuals under the age of 18 are not admitted into cinemas.

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When his father dies, anti-regime partisan Chandra must travel to his remote mountain village after nearly a decade away. Little Pooja is anxiously awaiting the man she thinks is her father, but she’s confused when Chandra arrives with Badri, a young street orphan rumoured to be his son. Chandra must face his brother Suraj, who was on the opposing side during the Nepali civil war. The two brothers cannot put aside political feelings while carrying their father's body down the steep mountain path to the river for cremation. Suraj storms off in a rage, leaving Chandra with no other men strong enough to help. Under pressure from the village elders, Chandra must seek help from outside the village to obey the rigid caste and discriminatory gender traditions he fought to eliminate during the war. Chandra searches for a solution in neighboring villages, among the police, guests at a local wedding, and rebel guerrillas...

About the Director


Deepak Rauniyar
Deepak Rauniyar and David Barker
Deepak Rauniyar, Joslyn Barnes, Tsering Sherpa, Michel Merkt
Jan van der Zanden, Ineke Kanters
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The Match Factory
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Aadi Production
Dayahang Rai Asha Magrati Rabindra Singh Baniya Sumi Malla Amrit Pariyar


  • Co-Producer

    Louverture Films

    Louverture Films


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    Deepak Rauniyar

    Aadi Production


  • Producer

    Tsering Rhitar Sherpa

    Aadi Production
  • Production Company

    Aadi Production

    Aadi Production

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