Pema Tseden, China/Tibet

དབུགས་ལྒང་, 2019, 102 min, K12

Balloon has, since its premiere at 2019 Venice Film Festival, gathered an honorable amount of prizes. Pema Tseden’s film has warm insight into the psyche of both the father and the boys in the midst of a flock of sheep and the vast scenery of Tibetan plateau.

Eija Niskanen

Thu 12.3. 18:00 Korjaamo Elokuvasali (opening film)
Sun 15.3. 11:30 Korjaamo Elokuvasali

See also Jinpa by Pema Tseden.


Director and writer: Pema Tseden. Producer: A Tang Dynasty Cultural Communication, Factory Gate Films, Mani Stone Pictures, Beijing China Central Plains Digital Cinema Line production, iQIYI Pictures. Director of photography: Lu Songye. Music: Peyman Yazdanian. Lead cast: Sonam Wangmo, Jinpa, Yangshik Tso, Konchok, Dudul, Druklha Dorje, Palden Nyima, Kunde, Dechen Yangzom. Language: Tibetan. Distribution: Rediance.