Lunana 1

LUNANA: A YAK IN THE CLASSROOM

A Film by Pawo Choyning Dorji

Technical details : 2019 - Bhutan - Drama/Family - 2.35 - 109 min.

Cast : Sherab Dorji, Ugyen Norbu Lhendup, Kelden Lhamo Gurung

Languages : Bhutanese

SYNOPSIS

Struggling with his profession as a teacher, Ugyen is sent to Lunana in northern Bhutan for his final year of training. The high altitude and the lack of amenities make Ugyen want to leave as soon as he arrives. With a warm welcome the local children try to win him over but they don’t have much time as the harsh winter is about to arrive in the glacial parts of the Himalaya…

BFI London Film Festival
2019

Busan Film Festival
2019

SYNOPSIS

Struggling with his profession as a teacher, Ugyen is sent to Lunana in northern Bhutan for his final year of training. The high altitude and the lack of amenities make Ugyen want to leave as soon as he arrives. With a warm welcome the local children try to win him over but they don’t have much time as the harsh winter is about to arrive in the glacial parts of the Himalaya…

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