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A film by Sonthar Gyal

Drolma, a Tibetan woman with life-threatening illness, sets out on foot for the holy city of Lhasa. Her current husband and young son subsequently join to accompany her. Amidst the grueling trek, the family members gradually set aside their differences and come to new understandings of each other. As Tibetan director Sonthar Gyal’ latest work on family and redemption, the film won the Grand Jury and Best Screenplay prizes at the 2018 Shanghai International Film Festival’s Golden Goblet Award Competition.

Film introduction and contextualization by Vanessa Frangville: Chair of Chinese Language and Culture, Université libre de Bruxelles (ULB), Department of Languages and Letters. Director of EASt (centre for East Asian studies at the ULB). Member of the Direction committee of Philixte (ULB research center)

ZH- subtitles English – Chinese


China, 2018