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Soul on a string / presented by Heli Chen Guang International Culture Media (Beijing) Co., Ltd. LeTV (Tianjin) Co., Ltd. ; Le Shi Internet Information & Technology Corp., Bejing ; Yunnan Shang Li Culture Communication Co., Ltd. ; Horgos Helichenguang Film Produce Co., Ltd. ; Shanghai He Li Television Meida Co., Ltd. ; MaiSong Film Investment (Bejing) Co., Ltd. ; written by Tashi Dawa and Zhang Yang ; producer, Zhang Yang ; director, Zhang Yang ; a Zhang Yang film.

Zhang, Yang, 1967- (screenwriter,, film producer,, film director.). Tashi Dawa, 1959- (screenwriter.). Kimba, (actor.). Quni, Ciren, (actor.). Siano, Dudiom Zahi, (actor.). Solange, Nima, (actor.). Daming, Guo, (director of photography.). Yang, Hongyou, 1971- (editor of moving image work.). Zhang, Jian (Composer), (composer.). Mouaness, Oualid, (film director.). Tashi Dawa, 1959- Motion picture adaptation of (work): Xizang, xizai pisheng koushang de hun. (Added Author). Tashi Dawa, 1959- Motion picture adaptation of (work): Qu lasa de lushang. (Added Author). Heli Chenguang International Culture Media (Beijing) Co., Ltd., (production company.). MaiSong Film and Television Investment (Shanghai) Co., Ltd., (production company.). Film Movement (Firm) (Added Author). Recorded Books, LLC. RBdigital, (film distributor.). Kimba, Quni Ciren, Siano Dudiom Zahi, Solange Nima. (Cast).
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  • 2 of 3 copies available at Evergreen Indiana.

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Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Culver-Union Twp PL - Culver DVD FOREIGN SOU TIBETAN (Text) 34304000864732 Adult - DVD Available -
Plainfield-Guilford Twp PL - Plainfield DVD FOREIGN SOUL (Text) 31208911968495 audiovisual Available -
West Lafayette PL - West Lafayette DVD SOU (Text) 31951004237035 Main Floor - DVDs Global In process -

Record details

  • Physical Description: 1 videodisc (142, 18 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
  • Publisher: [New York, New York] : Film Movement, [2017]
  • Distributor: Prince Frederick, MD : RBdigital, [2017]

Content descriptions

General Note:
Based on the novel "Tibet, a soul knotted on a leather thong" and on "On the road to Lhasa" written by Tashi Dawa.
Originally released as a motion picture in 2016.
Bonus short film: The rifle, the jackal, the wolf, and the boy (18 min.) / dir. Qualid Mouaness.
Formatted Contents Note:
Soul on a string -- Bonus short film: Rifle, the jackal, the wolf, and the boy / directed by Oualid Mouaness (2016) (18 min.).
Creation/Production Credits Note:
Director of photography, Sun Li ; editor, Yang Hongyu ; composer, Zhang Jian.
Participant or Performer Note:
Kimba, Quni Ciren, Siano Dudiom Zahi, Solange Nima.
Summary, etc.:
After discovering a sacred stone in the mouth of a slain deer, Taibei, young Tibetan wanderer, embarks on a mission of redemption in order to bring the divine artifact back to its rightful home, the holy Mountain of Buddha's Handprint. Danger and treachery await at every step, as black market traders and two brothers in search of vengeance stand in his path. Along the way, however, Taibei encounters a motley band of followers that help him on his strange and mystical journey.
Target Audience Note:
Not rated.
System Details Note:
DVD; NTSC; all regions; widescreen (2.35:1) presentation; 5.1 surround sound or 2.0 stereo.
Language Note:
In Tibetan with English subtitles; closed-captioned.
Subject: Sacred stones > China > Tibet Autonomous Region > Drama.
Magic > Drama.
Nomads > Drama.
Religious articles > Drama.
Mysticism > Drama.
Mountains > Drama.
Voyages and travels > Drama.
Tibet Autonomous Region (China) > Drama.
Genre: Video recordings for the hearing impaired.
Feature films.
Short films.
Film adaptations.
Fiction films.

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