Becoming Woman in Zanskar 52' & 85' by Jean-Michel Corillion

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"Becoming Woman in Zanskar" recounts the moving story of a friendship shattered by destiny when two best friends have to part and to leave their families forever... Tenzin will be married to a man she hasn't chosen while Palkit will become a nun. Two adolescents in the Himalayas : one kidnapped by her future husband, the other head shaved as she enters the covent forever.


Direction: Jean Michel Corillion

Production: ZED for France Télévisions

With the support of Creative Europe - Media Programme of the European Union

Genre: Human Stories

Available versions: French, Brazilian Portuguese, Castellano, German, English



Cervino Cinemountain Film Festival
Special Jury Award
Lessinia Film Festival (Italy)
Best Film ("Cultural Landscape" Category)
Kendal Mountain Film Festival (UK)
Official Selection
Toulon International Film Festival (France)
Gold Anchor
Columbus Film Festival (United State)
Best of Festival's President Award
Banff Mountain Film Festival (Canada)
Special Jury Award
Graz Film Festival (Austria)
Camera Alpin in Gold " Alpine and Foreign Culture"
Kathmandu International Film Festival (Nepal)
Second Best Film

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