Living Goddess

Directed by Ishbel Whitaker

Year: 2007
Running Time: 87
Color Type: Color
Aspect Ratio: 16:9
Country: U.K.
Language: Nepalese with English subtitles
Subjects: New Releases
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Living Goddess

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Directed by Ishbel Whitaker


Living Goddess is a powerful portrait of a young girl venerated as a goddess growing up in a country on the verge of civil war. This is the story of Sajani, who is worshipped as one of three living goddesses in the Himalayan kingdom of Nepal, and whose peaceful existence is contrasted with violent political turmoil that threatens their traditional way of life. With beautiful imagery and an intimate story, Living Goddess unfolds a world of spirituality and political turbulence through the eyes of a young schoolgirl.

Reviews

"beautiful"
-The Guardian

"a striking documentary"
-The Independent

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