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BFFE - Honeygiver Among the Dogs

- Roder / BT, 2016 / 132 min.

Filmed on location in Bhutan, this first feature by Dechen Roder is her feminist twist on film noir.

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A woman goes missing from a small village, policeman Kinley is put on the case, and his number one suspect is sexy Choden. But the missing woman is the abbess of a Buddhist nunnery, and there are some forces at work beyond the obvious. Choden regales Kinley with legends about enlightened female deities fighting social oppression—stories he dismisses as “rumours,” given that he eyes Buddhist murals with suspicion rather than awe.

Vividly filmed by cinematographer Jigme Tenzing this is a beautiful and provocative journey into contemporary Bhutan, the last Buddhist kingdom. The Vancouver International Film Festival called it “Sexy, spiritual and beguiling, subtle enough to have you parsing its mysteries long after the case has been solved.”

Details

Director

- Roder

Production year

2016

Country

BT

Original title

Munmo tashi khyidron

Length

132 min.

Language

DZO

Subtitles

ENG

Format

DCP

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