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  • Katmandú, un espejo en el cielo

  • Katmandú, un espejo en el cielo


    Laia, a young Catalan teacher, moves to Kathmandu in the early 90’s, to volunteer in a local school. She will soon discover a devastatingly bleak educational system that leaves out the most needy. She initially protests and later decides to get married out of convenience, so as to legalize her situation and take on an ambitious educational project in the slums of Kathmandu. She immediately realizes that she can’t do it all by herself. She also discovers a beautiful gift she had never expected: to fall in love with the stranger she marries. She finds herself torn between her love life and her commitment to the children she helps. Laia will launch a personal journey into the depths of the Nepalese society and also to her most inner self.

  • Katmandú, un espejo en el cielo


    Laia Verónica Echegui
    Sharmila Sumyata Battarai
    Tsering Norbu Tsering Gurung
  • Katmandú, un espejo en el cielo


    Director  Icíar Bollaín
    Writers Icíar Bollaín with Paul Laverty’s collaboration
    Producers  Luis de Val, Larry Levene, Miguel Antonio Pérez, Julio Piedra
    Cinematographer Antonio Riestra
    Production Designer Laia Colet
    Costume Designer Sonia Grande
    Makeup Artist Karmele Soler
    Hair Stylist Sergio Pérez
    Sound  Eva Valiño
    Sound Designerer Pelayo Gutiérrez
    Music Pascal Gaigne
    Line Producers Larry Levene, Anna Cassina, Carlos González de Jesús
    Casting  Eva Leira, Yolanda Serrano, Sahra Walker, Marian del Moral
    Editor  Nacho Ruiz Capillas
  • Katmandú, un espejo en el cielo

    Technical data

    Year · 2011
    Genre · Drama - Biography
    Nationality · Spain - France
    Format · Colour / 35mm
    Runtime · 94’
    Original version · English, Nepali
    Sound · Dolby Digital
    Shooting locations · Katmandú, Mustang (Nepal)
    Production Companies · Media Films, Es.Docu, Afrodita Audiovisual, The Kraken Films
    With the collaboration of · Televisió de Catalunya, Canal + España, Televisión Española, ICEC
    Distribution · Alta Classics
    International sales · Wild Bunch
    Spanish Release · February 3, 2012