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KATHMANDU LULLABY

by Icíar Bollaín

synopsis

The story of Laia, a young Catalan teacher who moves to Kathmandu to work in a school. Once there, she discovers extreme poverty and a devastatingly bleak education system that excludes those in greatest need.

international title: Kathmandu Lullaby
original title: Katmandú, un espejo en el cielo
country: Spain
year: 2011
genre: fiction
directed by: Icíar Bollaín
film run: 104'
release date: ES 03/02/2012
screenplay: Icíar Bollaín
cast: Verónica Echegui, Sumyata Battarai, Norbu Tsering Gurung
cinematography by: Antonio Riestra
film editing: Nacho Ruiz Capillas
costumes designer: Sonia Grande
music: Pascal Gaigne
producer: Luis de Val, Larry Levene
production: Media Films, Es Docu, Afrodita Audiovisual, The Kraken Films
distributor: Alta Films