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The Cup

The Cup
  • 1999
  • Australia
  • 93 min
  • PG
  • Directed by: Khyentse Norbu
  • Cast: Orgyen Tobgyal, Neten Chokling, Jamyang Lodro

This simple, humorous and humane film scores a hat trick of firsts: first film directed by a lama, in the Tibetan language with a cast soley comprised of monks. And it's about football, specifically the footy fever that grips the monks of Chokling Monastery during the 1998 World Cup.

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