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1 hr. 30 min.

Plot Summary
Two dedicated Buddhist monks take on the dangerous task of transporting 14 poor Zanskari children and their parents to new homes at a Tibetan school.

Cast: Richard Gere

Director: Frederick Marx

Genres: Documentary

The Journey from Zanskar (2010)

Release Date: February 11th, 2010|1 hr. 30 min.

critic reviews (5)
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  • 75
    Jennie Punter The Globe and Mail (Toronto)

    More heart-breaking and action-packed than one imagines from a monastery travelogue film. show more

  • 63
    Chuck Bowen Slant Magazine

    It's the rare urgent-issue movie that refuses to pummel you with the importance of its subject matter, which in this case involves the shameful, potential extinction of a culture. show more

  • 70
    Village Voice

    Although the film might be forced to rely rather heavily on Richard Gere's narration simply to situate the Western viewer, the actor does unify a bumptious collection of material that, taken together, relates what has to be admitted is a remarkable story. show more

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