Release Date: 1999
DVD Release Date: January 21st, 2003
G|1 hr 34 min
Inspired by true events, the story follows two young Tibetan boys, Palden and Nylma, escaping Tibet and arriving at a Tibetan monastery-in-exile nestled in the picturesque foothills of the Himalayas. The monastery attempts to hook up a satellite dish so that the locals can watch the World Cup soccer matches.
Director: Khyentse Norbu
Production Co: Palm Pictures, Coffee Stain Productions