Genre:  Action/Adventure, Drama
Running Time:  104 min.
Release Date: August 10, 2001

Current rating: Rating: 4.60
based on 60 votes and 7 reviews
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Cast: Thilen Lhondup, Lhapka Tsamchoe, Gurgon Kyap


A salt trader Tinlé (Lhondup), loses his son (Tsamchoe), who led a caravan across the mountains. Blaming the death on one of the caravan's companions, Karma, Tinlé decides to lead the next caravan with his two living sons and grandson, even though he is too old to make the trek. Karma defies the wishes of Tinlé, leaving with his own caravan, and Tinlé soon follows.

Director: Eric Valli
Studio: Mongrel Media
Producer(s): Christophe Barratier, Jacques Perrin
Screenplay: Nathalie Azoulai, Olivier Dazat, Louis Gardel, Jean-Claude Guillebaud
Official Site: www.himalaya-fr.com

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  • 5 stars "Life Affirming. The movie makes me feel good to be alive. I have seen it twice now on TV. I'll save the money to buy the DVD at any cost... To everyone involved in making this movie... Thanks."