Himalayan caravan movie is a story set against the backdrop of the Nepalese Himalayas. At an altitude of five thousand metres in the remote mountain region of Dolpa, which is at far western of Nepal.
Himalayan caravan movie is the story of villagers who take a caravan of yaks across the mountains, carry ing rock, salt from the high plateau down to the lowlands to trade for grain.
An annual event, the caravan provides the grain that the villagers depend on to survive during the winter. The film unfolds as a story of rivalry based on misunderstanding and distrust, between the aging chief and the young daring herdsman, who is both a friend and a rival to the chief’s family, as they struggle for leadership of the caravan.
Himalayan caravan movie is a story about a group of friends who decide to escape the dull life of their small town. The journey of their lives takes them to the most beautiful place on earth, the Himalayan mountains.
The caravan movie is Oscar nominated Nepali movie
Himalayan caravan movie had made history by being the first Nepali movie to be nominated for the Oscar Awards. This film shot exclusively on the rough mountain terrains of Dolpa, the biggest district of Nepal
This caravan movie was nominated by the US Academy of Motion Pictures and Sciences for the 72nd annual Oscar Awards (2000) under the foreign film category, along with four other films including “All About My Mother” from Spain which bagged the award.
The himalayan caravan movie story
The caravan nepali film is made in 2056, is the first Nepali film to reach the Oscars. This film, which was shortlisted for the 72nd edition of the Oscars, was directed by French director Eric Vallée. The film Himalko Katha was selected in the Best Foreign Film category.
The caravan is also named ‘Himalaya’. The life of Dolpa district can be seen in the film. The film shows the struggle of going to get salt.
The cinematography aspect of the film is very beautiful. Scenes of making syringes are included in places. Thinley Lendup, the main actor of the film, passed away on 12th Baisakh 2073.
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