Once Upon a Village
저무는 마을
  • International Competition
  • Talking Places
Synopsis In the Himalayan foothills, an 80- year- old woman and a 19-year-old girl are two of the seven remaining inhabitants of an abandoned village. The two struggle with the choice to leave for an alienating city or continue living in a lonely village. The 50 families that once lived in the village have migrated to the city. With this migration, livelihood connected to the terrain and seasons have slowly faded. As the film progresses, the two women face the palpable forces of migration. Their emotional journey changes their relationship with the place they call "Home."
Srishti LAKHERA 스리쉬티 라케라
She is a filmmaker based in the Himalayan region of India. This is her debut film and her interest lies in telling stories from people's interaction with their landscape.
Director Srishti LAKHERA
Country India
Year 2021
Running Time 61min
Genre Documentary
  • Asian Premiere
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