SOONGAVA – DANCE OF THE ORCHIDS

By Subarna THAPA

CITÉ FILMS - as SALES / PROD

Drama - Completed 2012

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

    • Year of production
    • 2012
    • Genres
    • Drama
    • Countries
    • FRANCE, NEPAL
    • Languages
    • Other
    • Budget
    • 3 - 5 M$
    • Duration
    • 85 mn
    • Director(s)
    • Subarna THAPA
    • Writer(s)
    • Subarna THAPA
    • 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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