HIMALAYA, A PATH TO THE SKY

By Marianne CHAUD

ZED - as DISTR / PROD

Documentary - Completed 2008

The exceptional itinerary of Kenrap, a charismatic little monk, in one of the most remote parts of the Himalayan Mountains.

    • Year of production
    • 2008
    • Genres
    • Documentary
    • Countries
    • FRANCE
    • Languages
    • ENGLISH, FRENCH
    • Duration
    • 65 mn
    • Director(s)
    • Marianne CHAUD
    • Writer(s)
    • Marianne CHAUD
    • Producer(s)
    • Manuel CATTEAU (ZED)
    • Synopsis
    • Welcome to another planet. A breathtaking landscape, a valley at an altitude of 4000 meters, on the peaks of the Himalayan mountains.
      Welcome to the Phuktal monastery of Zanskar where monks live a medieval existence on a cliff cut off from the rest of the world.
      For three months, the director, marianne chaud, shares the daily life of this Buddhist community and the school children living there. She follows them during their philosophy lessons, their chores, games and prayers. Among them, Kenrap, aged eight, the hero of the film, is the reincarnation of a 68 year-old monk. Discover his exceptional itinerary.
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