Jiudo Modo (The Living Corpse)

Jiudo Modo (The Living Corpse)

Nepal

2021

12 min

Nepal

2021

12 min

In Darchula in Nepal’s far-west, an old grandmother survives by breaking stones. All she has is one infertile goat. She is anxious and worried about her grandson, who has not yet returned from his journey into the upper Himalayas to find yarsagumba. Fellow villagers tell her the bad news about him, and she breaks down. All she wishes is to see the face of her grandson one last time. However, the villagers stop her from visiting the cremation site. She cannot witness the passing of her grandson.

In Darchula in Nepal’s far-west, an old grandmother survives by breaking stones. All she has is one infertile goat. She is anxious and worried about her grandson, who has not yet returned from his journey into the upper Himalayas to find yarsagumba. Fellow villagers tell her the bad news about him, and she breaks down. All she wishes is to see the face of her grandson one last time. However, the villagers stop her from visiting the cremation site. She cannot witness the passing of her grandson.

Original Language

Nepali

Direction

Durga Bahadur Karki

Camera

Rabin Acharya

Editing

Adhinayak M. Sherchan

Sound

Nabin Shrestha

Script

Durga Bahadur Karki

Producer

Rabin Acharya/ Deepa Dharel

Filmmaker

Filmmaker

Durga Bahadur Karki graduated from Oscar International Film College in Acting. His film credits include directing and writing the short Mother Died (2016, associate directing and co-writing the feature Rangeli (2017) and being associate director on the feature Cha Cha Chui (2018). He is currently writing the feature Mailo Ma.

Durga Bahadur Karki graduated from Oscar International Film College in Acting. His film credits include directing and writing the short Mother Died (2016, associate directing and co-writing the feature Rangeli (2017) and being associate director on the feature Cha Cha Chui (2018). He is currently writing the feature Mailo Ma.

Contact

National Media Production

Baneshwor-10, Kathmandu

Contact

National Media Production

Baneshwor-10, Kathmandu