Khyentse Norbu's follow-up to his audience favorite "The Cup" is the first feature film ever shot in the tiny kingdom of Bhutan. One of Himalayan Buddhism's most revered lamas, Khyentse (aka Dzongsar Khyentse Rinpoche) weaves parallel fable-like tales about two men who seek to escape their mundane lives in "Travellers and Magicians". Young government official Dondup dreams of escaping to America while stuck in a ravishingly beautiful but isolated village. When the first chance arrives,... Full synopsis »
January 28, 2005 (LA/NY)
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