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Soongava: Dance of the Orchids

  • Drama
  • Romance
  • 2012
  • Subarna Thapa
  • 85 mins

Summary

Independent and strong-willed Diya, now 22 years of age, is training to be a traditional Nepalese dancer. She forms a deep escalating friendship with another dance pupil, Kiran. Her feelings clearly border on physical desire. She is desolate when her parents find a suitable man for her to marry. Meanwhile, her closeness to Kiran becomes passionate and they become lovers. Diya breaks off her engagement. The two young women decide to live together. The open avowal of their relationship exposes them to ridicule and alienation. How their strength makes them surmount these hardships forms the climax of the film.

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Credits

Cast

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DiyaDeeya Maskey
KiranNisha Adhikari
Kiran's BrotherSaugat Malla
Kiran's motherBasundhara Bhusal
Kiran's fatherNirmal Nisar
Diya's fatherRajendra Man Shakya
Diya's motherLaxmi Giri
Diya's sisterSunita Thakura
Diya's brother-in-lawBharat Maharjan
Diya's fianceSubarna Thapa

Crew

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DirectorSubarna Thapa
ProducerRaphaël Berdugo
ProducerVirginie Lacombe
ComposerSylvain Morizet
EditorSylvie Gadmer

Details

Languages
English | Nepali
Formats
Colour
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