The Lama and The Merchant

1 x 30', 1 x 60'

What happens when a 30-year-old Lama walks away from the monastery to become a merchant?
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From the age of 6, Sonam dreamed of becoming a Buddhist monk. But after living that dream for 24 years, he walked away from monastic life to chase success in business and romance.

This intimate documentary features a young Tibetan growing up in a rapidly evolving China, struggling to find contentment in life, and to find balance between his ideals and reality.


Program Info

Title The Lama and The Merchant The Lama and The Merchant
Stage In Production 撮影中
Duration 30 min., 60 min. 30分、60分
Location China 中国
Production Format HD
Genre Human documentary ヒューマン・ドキュメンタリー
Director Shi-wei Kang 康 世偉(カン・シーウェイ)