The Cup

Pat Dowell reports on The Cup, a film by first time director Kyentse Norbu. It's a gently comic story about Tibetan boys in a remote Buddhist monastery who want to watch the World Cup on television. But they have to contend with skeptical elders and a video dealer who wants cash up front for his satellite dish rental. The Cup is the first feature-length film ever produced in Bhutan, a small country in the Himalayan Mountains northeast of India.

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