When his father dies, anti-regime partisan Chandratravel to his remote mountain village after nearly a decade away. Little Pooja is anxiously awaiting the man she thinks is her father, but she’s confused when Chandra arrives with Badri, a young street orphan rumoured to be his son. Chandra must face his brother Suraj, who was on the opposing side during the Nepalese civil war. The two brothers cannot put aside political feelings while carrying their father's body down the steep mountain path to the river for cremation. Suraj storms off in a rage, leaving Chandra with no other men strong enough to help. Under pressure from the village elders, Chandra must seek help from outside the village to obey the rigid caste and discriminatory gender traditions he fought to eliminate during the war. Chandra searches for a solution in neighboring villages, among the police, guests at a local wedding, and rebel guerrillas...



Official Submission for Best Foreign Language Film - Nepal

Genre: Drama

Country: Nepal | USA | Qatar | Netherlands

Year: 2016

Duration: 89 minutes

Director: Deepak Rauniyar

Language(s): Nepali

Subtitles: English subtitles

Producer(s): Deepak Rauniyar, Joslyn Barnes, Tsering Rhitar Sherpa, Michel Merkt

Screenplay: Deepak Rauniyar, David Barker

Cinematographer:  Mark O'Fearghail

Editor: David Barker

Sound: Jaap Sijben

Music: Vivek Maddala 

Principal Cast:  Dayahang Rai, Asha Magrati, Rabindra Singh Baniya, Sumi Malla, Amrit Pariyar

Dates & Times: October 29, 2017 3:00 PM

November 1, 2017 9:00 PM

Followed by Q&A

Plays In:  ArcLight Cinemas - Culver City

Eventbrite - Asian World Film Festival - WHITE SUN - Nepal