BECOMING WHO I WAS

By Chang-Yong MOON, Jin JEON

SONAMU FILMS - as PROD

Documentary - Completed 2016

The coming of age and a heart-warming tale of a young Rinpoche’s reincarnation and journey home.

Festivals
& Awards

Chuncheon International Documentary Film Festival 2016
Opening Film
DMZ International Documentary Film Festival 2016
Beautiful New Docs Award
Zurich FF 2017
International Documentary Film Competition
BFI London FF 2017
Family
Busan IFF 2017
Wide Angle
Ulju Mountain Film Festival 2017
Best Nature & People Film Award
Berlinale 2017
Grand Prix for the Best Feature Film (Generation Kplus)
Hot Docs 2017
Top 20 Audience Picks
    • Year of production
    • 2016
    • Genres
    • Documentary
    • Countries
    • KOREA (South)
    • Languages
    • LADAKHI
    • Duration
    • 95 mn
    • Director(s)
    • Chang-Yong MOON, Jin JEON
    • Producer(s)
    • Chang-yong MOON (Sonamu Films), Jin JEON (Sonamu Films)
    • Synopsis
    • Padma Angdu's world turns upside down when the monastery where he belonged expels him. Although he is recognized as a ‘Living Buddha’ in Ladakh, the only thing that holds him together is the unfaltering love of his teacher. High expectations from his community leads the young Rinpoche into rebellion as he enters into adolescence. After having waited years in vain for his disciples from Tibet, the soon-to-be teenage Rinpoche and his aging teacher embark on an epic journey towards Tibet, in search of an answer.
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