Watch: ལུང་ནག་ན 2019 123movies, Full Movie Online – A young teacher in modern Bhutan, Ugyen, shirks his duties while planning to go to Australia to become a singer. As a reprimand, his superiors send him to the most remote school in the world, a glacial Himalayan village called Lunana, to complete his service. He finds himself exiled from his Westernized comforts after an arduous 8 day trek just to get there. There he finds no electricity, no textbooks, not even a blackboard. Though poor, the villagers extend a warm welcome to their new teacher, but he faces the daunting task of teaching the village children without any supplies. He wants to quit and go home, but he begins to learn of the hardship in the lives of the beautiful children he teaches, and begins to be transformed through the amazing spiritual strength of the villagers..
Plot: A teacher, in search of inspiration, travels to the most remote school in the world, where he ends up realizing how important his job is and appreciating the value of yak dung.
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Great immigration story!
This is a type of movie we should see more often. Not an expensive one, but one with a good story.
In short, this is the story of a young teacher in Bhutan, who wants to immigrate to Australia and be a singer. Meanwhile he have contract with the Bhutan government to be a teacher for one more year and he must serve one more year, but is sent to the distant highland village of Lunana for this last year. He is the capital city kid, they are the highlanders. In the end he fulfills his dream and lands in Australia only to discover immigration is not what people dream it is.
Basically we see a cultural clash of the urban vs the highland culture, the forgotten old ways of living, the generational differences and what a family is about.
Generally everything is really well done. Very good music, sound and amazingly beautiful highland landscapes.
I am an immigrant myself, so i can relate to the story in many ways. Never before seen any movie from Bhutan, but loved this one.
Highly recommend this title.
Original Language dz
Runtime 1 hr 50 min (110 min)
Genre Drama, Family
Director Pawo Choyning Dorji
Writer Pawo Choyning Dorji
Actors Sherab Dorji, Ugyen Norbu Lhendup, Kelden Lhamo Gurung
Country Bhutan, China
Awards Nominated for 1 Oscar. 19 wins & 10 nominations total
Production Company N/A
Sound Mix N/A
Aspect Ratio 2.35 : 1
Camera Canon C300 Mark II
Film Length N/A
Negative Format N/A
Cinematographic Process N/A
Printed Film Format DCP Digital Cinema Package