118 min. DCP, color, 2013.

Directors: Stephanie Spray and Pacho Velez

Producers: Lucien Castaing-Taylor and Véréna Paravel

Distributed by Cinema Guild (US), Dogwoof (UK), Arsenal (Germany),

Gnome (Japan), DocAlliance (Europe), Sundance Channel (Netherlands)


High above a jungle in Nepal, pilgrims make an ancient journey by cable car to worship Manakamana. See the trailer.



Locarno 2013 – Awarded Golden Leopard Special Jury Prize in Filmmakers of the Present

Links to Select Reviews

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