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SOONGAVA – DANCE OF THE ORCHIDS
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Completed - Other - Drama - 85 minutes

Log Line

A love story between two young Nepalese women is shattered by local morals and tradition.

Year of production : 2012

Director(s) : Subarna THAPA
Writer(s) : Subarna THAPA
Cast : Deeya MASKEY, Nisha ADHIKARI, Saugat MALLA

Producer(s) : Virginie LACOMBE (Rapsodie Production), Raphaël BERDUGO (Cité Films), Subarna THAPA (Ami Films)

Synopsis

Kathmandu - 2011.
Diya, aged 22, is training hard to become a traditional Nepalese dancer. But her hopes are shattered when her parents arrange for her to marry a stranger. When the deep friendship she has with her girlfriend Kiran becomes more passionate, Diya breaks things off with her fiancé. The young women’s decision to live together – flying in the face of local morals and tradition – exposes them to very real danger.

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Country(ies) : FRANCE, NEPAL

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