Himalaya

Directed by Eric Valli

Year: 2000
Running Time: 104
Color Type: Color
Aspect Ratio: 2.35:1
Country: France, Nepal
Language: Tibetan with English subtitles [audio]
Booking Inquiry Shop Home Video

Himalaya

Cast
Gurgon Kyap
Nyima Lama
Karma Tenzing
Lhakpa Tsamchoe
Karma Wangiel
Thinlen Lhondup

Crew
Cinematographers Jean-Paul Meurisse and Eric Guichard
Composed by Bruno Coulais
Produced by Jacques Perrin
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.

A visually striking and spiritually captivating portrait of life in one of the world's most extraordinary places, HIMALAYA is both intense drama and a gorgeous tapestry of the fast disappearing traditions of Tibetan life.

A huge box office hit in Europe, HIMALAYA also enjoyed great popular success in the U.S., where it remained on the VARIETY top film box office chart for over six months.

Reviews

"Breathtaking. Invites us to behold an astonishing world." - The New York Times

"Rousing outdoor adventure...fascinating...visually stunning drama" - William Arnold, Seattle Post Intelligencer

**** "Dazzling" - Mick LaSalle, San Francisco Chronicle

"A film of visual beauty" - Roger Ebert, Chicago Sun Times



Awards

  • Official Selection Toronto International Film Festival

Hi-Res Poster

Hi-Res Images

Trailer Embed Code

Interested in bringing Himalaya to your school or library? If you'd like to have an in-class viewing, on-campus screening, or purchase the DVD for your library's collection, please contact Estelle Grosso at EDU@kinolorber.com or call (212) 629-6880 with your request.

Himalaya may also be available with Public Performance Rights (PPR) and Digital Site Licensing (DSL) for colleges and universities. To purchase the DVD with PPR or DSL, please contact Estelle Grosso at EDU@kinolorber.com or call (212) 629-6880. Click here to learn more at Kino Lorber Edu.

To read more about Kino Lorber Edu's terms of use and ordering information, visit Kino Lorber Edu.

Join the conversation
'@KinoLorber' on Apr. 5 2020 at 10:20pm
It's now playing in virtual theaters! Watch it tonight.' https://t.co/ueHYYqQmQA'' https://t.co/ayccaJ4qly'
'@KinoLorber' on Apr. 5 2020 at 9:37pm
RT' @JimLNeibaur': Now on blu ray from' @kinolorber' is this stark black and white Cinemascope western drama featuring Jeff Chandler and Orson…
'@KinoLorber' on Apr. 5 2020 at 8:20pm
Make it an Udo Kier evening. Watch BACURAU at home through Kino Marquee, and support your local independent theater…' https://t.co/CpGjdI8EJk'
'@KinoLorber' on Apr. 5 2020 at 6:59pm
Five people will win this BACURAU prize pack. You can be one of them! Exactly five hours left to enter. (It's easy!…' https://t.co/7RNXdIz0ac'
'@KinoLorber' on Apr. 5 2020 at 1:50pm
@jhdouglass' @scott_tobias'' @MGfromMB'' @musicboxtheatre' There were technical difficulties for about 24 hours last week…' https://t.co/EdjQePzEEW'
'@KinoLorber' on Apr. 5 2020 at 1:09pm
Support independent cinemas from NYC to Tacoma to Key West to LA + everywhere in between - including Alaska & Hawai…' https://t.co/bGjR59Jvdr'
'@KinoLorber' on Apr. 5 2020 at 10:37am
@YQuidnunc' @laemmle' We can troubleshoot with you further if you send us an email at contact@kinonow.com, or happy to keep trying here.
'@KinoLorber' on Apr. 5 2020 at 12:35am
@YQuidnunc' @laemmle' It should be onscreen in the app (not delivered via email).
'@KinoLorber' on Apr. 4 2020 at 11:43pm
@YQuidnunc' @laemmle' Hi, have you gone to' https://t.co/m76wgBmzzT?'
'@KinoLorber' on Apr. 4 2020 at 9:26pm
RT' @DVDBeaver': Don Siegel's "Charley Varrick" Blu-ray' @KinoLorber' US:' https://t.co/wF190fecPW' CAN:' https://t.co/QqfCokHIsb' OUR COMPARISON:…
Tweet Now!

Inquiries & Press

General Inquiries

Kino Lorber, Inc.
333 W. 39th St., Ste. 503
New York, NY 10018
Tel. (212) 629-6880
Tel. (800) 562-3330
Fax. (212) 714-0871

Press & Media

For publicity assistance and press inquiries please contact us by emailing dninh@kinolorber.com or calling 212-629-6880.

Educational

Please visit our educational site at www.KinoLorberEDU.com

For assistance with educational orders, please contact us at:

Phone:212-629-6880
Fax: 212-714-0871
Email: edu@kinolorber.com