Cup, The

Khyentse Norbu
Product Description "A beautiful, funny, moving film." Martin Scorsese Buddhism is their philosophy... soccer is their religion! Prayer. Meditation. Rituals. Soccer? World Cup soccer fever sweeps into a remote Himalayan monastery and centuries-old traditions are threatened the young monks will do just about anything to watch the final match, posing a unique challenge to the venerable lamas in charge. An inspiring tale of colliding cultures, midnight escapades and daring secret plots... * A true story* Filmed on location at Chokling Monastery, India * Vibrant 16:9 transfer direct from film to HD master Official Selection Directors Fortnight Cannes Film Festival Official Selection Sundance Film Festival Winner FIPRESCI PRIZE Pusan International Film Festival Official Selection Toronto Film Festival Official Selection International Buddhist Film Festival BONUS FEATURES * Inside The Cup (22 min. documentary adapted from Life As Cinema by Anika Tokarchuk) * Director s commentary * Printed production notes and interview with Khyentse Norbu * 10 Buddhist film trailers

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