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Xi Ma la Ya Wang Zi

Alternative title
Prince of the Himalayas, The
Synopsis
Feature film. A version of Hamlet set in Tibet. Under the shadow of the Himalayas, the young prince Lhamoklodan learns of his father’s mysterious death and returns to the Kingdom Jiaobo. Troubled by his mother’s sudden remarriage to his uncle Kulo-ngam, he swears to find the truth of his father’s death. His obsession of revenge overwhelms his spirit and shadows his love to Odsaluyang. When he points his sword at the new king, Queen Nanm finally tells her beloved son, Lhamoklodan, the true identity of his uncle. In the struggle to face his destiny and fight his demons, a new king is born. [Synopsis adapted form IMDb entry].
Language
Tibetan
Country
China
Medium
Film
Technical information
Colour / Sound
Year of release
2006
Duration
108 mins

Credits

Cinematographer
Hou Yong
Music
He Xuntian
Production Design
Suyalatu
Cast
DobrgyalKulo-ngam
Purba RgyalPrince Lhamoklodan
ZomskyidNanm

Additional Details

Production type
Fiction Films
Plays
Hamlet
Keywords
Shakespeare, William (1564-1616)

Notes

Notes
In Tibetan language with English subtitles.
Reviews
Assessment on Bardfilm: http://bardfilm.blogspot.co.uk/2011/04/preliminary-impressions-of-prince-of.html (accessed 12/2015).

Production Company

Name

Hus Entertainment

Name

Shanghai Film Studios

Distributor

Name

Kino Lorber

Email
contact@kinolorber.com
Web
http://www.kinolorber.com/ External site opens in new window
Phone
+1 212 629 6880
Fax
+ 1 212 714 0871
Address
Suite 503
339 West 39th Street
New York
NY 10018
USA
Notes
See also Kino Lorber Education (qv) - also publish under other labels including Kino Classics, Alive Minds Cinema and Redemption Films.

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