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Tharlo

ཐར་ལོ། (塔洛)

Directed by Pema Tseden

Cast: Shide Nyima, Yangshik Tso

Official Selection, 2015 Venice Film Festival
Official Selection, 2015 Busan International Film Festival

All his life, Tharlo has been a solitary shepherd. When he’s required to get an ID card, he travels to the village, a Kafka-esque mundane modern world, culminating in an encounter with a flirty hairdresser who will leave Tharlo forever changed. A stark and utterly original vision of Tibet losing its identity, told without nostalgia or sentimentality, only the shattering calm of a world quietly fraying at the seams.

Dates & Times

UltraStar Cinemas Mission Valley

Sunday, April 21, 2024
2:45 pm