Travellers and Magicians (DVD)
Directed by Khyentse Norbu
Mystical journeys of spiritual discovery are set against the spectacular, evocative landscape of the remote kingdom of Bhutan in TRAVELLERS AND MAGICIANS. Young government official Dondup (Tshewang Dendup) dreams of escaping to America while stuck in a ravishingly beautiful but isolated village. But when he misses his bus to the city (and an awaiting visa), Dondup is forced to hitchhike with an elderly apple seller, a sage young monk, an old man, and his beautiful daughter (Sonam Lhamo). Along the way, the mischievous monk tells Dondup a story of another young man who sought a land far away: a tale of lust, jealousy and murder that holds up a mirror to the restless Dondup and his blossoming attraction to the innocent young woman.
Directed by Khyentse Norbu (AKA Dzongsar Khyentse Rinpoche, one of Himalayan Buddhism’s most revered lamas), this critical and box-office hit magnificently intertwines twin love stories for an enchanting, unforgettable film that is filled with heart, hope and humor.
DVD Extras Include:
- Luminous 16:9 transfer, enhanced for widescreen televisions
- “Story from Bhutan: The Making of Travellers & Magicians”
- Behind-the-scenes Himalayan location footage
- Print interview with director Khyentse Norbu
- Theatrical trailer
- Optional English subtitles
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