Hanway Films

Travellers and Magicians

Travellers and Magicians

HanWay Collection


Khyentse Norbu

Tsewang Dandup
Sonam Lhamo

"A film so enchanting one hates to see it come to an end" Los Angeles Times.

From the writer / director of THE CUP, set amidst the pristine beauty of the tiny Himalayan kingdom of Bhutan, the acclaimed TRAVELLERS AND MAGICIANS follows the restless Dondup, a handsome young government officer convinced that making money in America is the answer to his frustrations. As he hitchhikes towards his goal, he shares the road with a monk, a papermaker and his fair daughter, and an apple-seller. As they travel, the monk tells a tale that forces Dondup to question his desires.

WINNER: Emerging Director at Asian American Film Festival / Audience Award at Deauville Asian Film Festival

Australia, Bhutan | Bhutanese | 2003 | 107 min