Himalaya (Restored Version)

Academy Award nominated HIMALAYA tells the story of a generational struggle for the leadership of a tiny mountain village. A visually striking and spiritually captivating... Read more

Himalaya (Restored Version)

Directed by Eric Valli

Year: 2000
Running Time: 108
Color Type: Color
Aspect Ratio: 2.35:1
Country: Nepal, France
Language: Tibetan
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Himalaya (Restored Version)

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Directed by Eric Valli


Filmed over seven months in the forbidden Dolpo region of Nepal, HIMALAYA tells the story of a generational struggle for the leadership of a tiny mountain village between its proud old chief and a headstrong young caravanner. The balance of power shifts uneasily as they make their annual salt trek across the Himalayas.

Reviews

★★★★ "DAZZLING!" - Mick LaSalle, San Francisco Chronicle

"A FILM OF UNUSUAL VISUAL BEAUTY." - Roger Ebert, Chicago Sun-Times

"BREATHTAKING. Invites us to behold an astonishing world." - A.O. Scott, The New York Times

"Visually and audibly, the Blu-ray is top notch. The transfer looks crisp and is full of the life that each and every fully fleshed out characters themselves embody...Toss in a commentary that is both entertaining and insightful and then a lengthy and dense making of documentary, and you have a release that not only marks this masterpiece's debut on Blu-ray, but also one of the best Blu-ray releases in a few months." - CriterionCast



Awards

  • Official Selection Toronto International Film Festival

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