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Travellers and Magicians

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Voyageurs et magiciens

Travelers and Magicians

(Chang hup the gi tril nung)

by Khyentse Norbu



Voyageurs et magiciens

Director: Khyentse Norbu

Screenplay: Khyentse Norbu

Cinematographer: Alan Kozlowski

Editing: John Scott, Lisa-Anne Morris

Art Director: Raymond Steiner

Sound: Andrew Bellety

Cast.: Tshewang Dendup, Sonam Lhamo, Lhakpa Dorji, Deki Yangsom, Sonam Kinga

Production: Prayer Flag Pictures

Pyramide Distribution
5 rue du Chevalier St George
75008 Paris
Tel: 0033-
Fax: 0033-

Year: 2003

35 mm, Color, 108 min, 
OV Dzongkha with French subtitles

Government officer Dondup lives in a tiny village in the mountains of Bhutan and dreams of leaving for the US to become rich. To reach his goal, he only needs a visa from a faraway big city. He walks along with an apple peddler and a monk, who day after day tells him the story of Tashi, a young farmer who also wanted a new life but had his plans changed when he fell in love. When a merchant and his very beautiful daughter join their group, the monk’s tale meets with a response from Dondup, whose destiny is about to change…


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