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Himalaya, the place wind blows

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Destination Himalaya

Himalaya, the place wind blows

(Himalayaeui sonyowa)

by Jeon Soo-il

South Korea


Destination Himalaya

Director: Jeon Soo-il

Screenplay: Jeon Soo-il

Cinematographer: Kim Sung-tai

Editing: Kim In-soo, Rho Bong-seo

Sound: Lee Sung-chul

Music: Kim Hyung-suk

Art Director: Cho Youn-ah

Cast.: Choi Min-sik, Tsering Kipale Gurung, Tenjing Sherpa, Namgya Gurung, Hamo Gurung, Tseptam Gurung, Ham Bahadur Sinjali

Production: Dongnyuk Film, Outside The Box Production

Zootrope Films
81 Bd de Clichy
75009 Paris
Tel: 0033-
Fax: 0033-
Mail: zootropefilms@wanadoo.fr

Year: 2008

35 mm, Color, 95 min, 
OV Korean with French subtitles

Awards in many worldwide film festival

Choi, a South Korean contractor, sets for a long journey which takes him to Jharkot, in the middle of Nepal. Young Nepalese worker Dorgy died in an industrial accident in Korea, and Choi must find his family; he must inform them of the sad news and give them Dorgy’s ashes kept in a funeral urn. Gusty winds and ritual chants make Choi feel more and more lost. A young boy is the only one able to communicate with him…
‘I wanted to accentuate the contrast between Choi’ s dark and introvert inner world, and the sunny open native land of Dorgy who died in Korea. Great actor Choi Min-sik plays the lead character Choi during this journey to escape his country’s heavy social reality and respond to a desire he always felt within. In a way, Dorgy forces Choi to leave and encounter nature as a self confrontation.” Jeon Soo-il.
A reverse journey facing death in search of the meaning of life.

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