White Sun - Seto Surya

Deepak RauniyarNepal – 2016 – More information on this movie

CHF 23.00 / EUR 21.00

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 Nepalese 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...

«Rauniyar handles the socio-political complexities of life post-conflict with a lightness of touch and flashes of absurdist humour.» Screendaily
«A breath of fresh air from the top of the world.» Hollywood Reporter

trigon-film dvd-edition 333
Language OV Subtitles english, deutsch, français, italiano
Length 89 min. Screen 1:2.39 - 16/9 LB PAL, color Sound DD 5.1  FSK 12 Region code All regions
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