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Milarepa (2006)
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Milarepa (2006)
Original name: མི་ལ་རས་པའི་རྣམ་ཐར།།
Genre: Action, Adventure, Biography, Drama
Country: Bhutan
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Milarepa depicts the humble beginnings of the man who was to become Tibet's greatest saint. A true story based on centuries-old oral traditions, a youthful Milarepa is propelled into a world of sorrow and betrayal after his father's sudden death. Destitute and hopeless, he sets out to learn black magic - and exact revenge on his enemies - encountering magicians, demons, an enigmatic teacher and unexpected mystical power along the way. But it is in confrontation with the consequences of his anger that he learns the most. Photographed in the stunning Lahaul-Spiti region of Northern India, Milarepa offers a provocative parallel to the cycle of violence and retribution consuming today's world.
Style: serious, suspenseful, stylized
Audience: family outing
Plot: redemption, village, self discovery, adventure, vengeance, supernatural, clergy, hopes, rise and fall, danger, rivalry, righting the wronged, society, curses spells and rituals, downfall, mountain, father son relationship, death of father, heroes, family relations, wizards and magicians, village life, dealing with death, escapades, master and servant ...
Time: middle ages, 11th century
Place: tibet, asia, china, himalaya

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