Sunday, December 2, 2007

Bhutanese Film at Bangkok Thailand

A Production of Golden Pictures, the feature film from Bhutan, GOLDEN CUP: THE LEGACY will be screened in Bangkok, Thailand on the 14 and 15 December 2007 at SFW Cinema, Central World Plaza.

Directed by Tshering Wangyel and written by Tshering Penjore, the film is an adaptation of an ancient folklore told through the generations. The film is based on Rinzin Rinzin's book, The Talisman of Good Fortune.

The story depicting the lives of Bhutanese rural villages that is unique and well known, reflecting the country’s long heritage and culture, amidst remote and natural setting was told through a light and touching narrative in a musical theme with songs and dance sequences.

GOLDEN CUP: THE LEGACY is about Lhamo betrayed by her lover Tshering. Pregnant and heartbroken, she is consoled by her mother who revealed to her the curse their family has been living through.

Her great-grandmother Choden was given the Golden Cup, a talisman of good fortune that when neglected will release an unimaginable curse, by her lover as a token of his immense love for her before he dies. Their daughter Dolkar accidentally released this curse and then it gets passed down to all the women in their family generations later.

Now, the family curse gets passed down to Lhamo and gives her evil power which could be used for seeking revenge to her former lover and his family. She then devotes her life to evil and finally gets her revenge. However, after avenging her revenge, her life becomes empty and wasted and then desires to be on the other side. Finally, she takes decision that will bring heroine mettle in her life and breaks the curse forever.

The film will be shown on Friday 14 December at 7:30 pm and on Saturday 15 December 2007 at 2:30 pm at the SFW Cinema, Central World Plaza. The ticket would cost 150 Bhat and can be purchased at the SF World Cinema’s box office. The film will be screened in the original Dzongkha soundtrack with English subtitle.

Copied with good cause from, Golden Pictures