The Big Headed Boy, Shamans & Samurais

The Big Headed Boy, Shamans & Samurais

Nepal

2020

38 min

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Nepal

2020

38 min

A film crew travels across remote villages in Western Nepal looking for the perfect kid who can play the hero in their upcoming film.

A film crew travels across remote villages in Western Nepal looking for the perfect kid who can play the hero in their upcoming film.

Original Language

Nepali

Direction

Bibhusan Basnet/ Pooja Gurung

Camera

Chandra Khaptadi/ Chintan Rajbhandari

Editing

Chandra Khaptadi/ Bindu Ghonday

Script

Chandra Khaptadi/ Bindu Ghonday

Producer

Rani Massalha/ Marie Legrand/ Prawin Karki/ Pooja Gurung/ Bibhusan Basnet

Filmmaker

Filmmaker

Bibhusan Basnet and Pooja Gurung have been making films for the past 10 years. Their short films, The Contagious Apparitions of Dambarey Dendrite (2013) and Dadyaa – The Woodpeckers of Rotha (2016) have been shown at prestigious film festivals across the world, including Venice, Sundance, TIFF, AFI, Busan, and Tampere. The Big Headed Boy, Shamans & Samurais (2020) is the duo’s third short film. Their first feature film, The Wholetimers, is currently in production.

Bibhusan Basnet and Pooja Gurung have been making films for the past 10 years. Their short films, The Contagious Apparitions of Dambarey Dendrite (2013) and Dadyaa – The Woodpeckers of Rotha (2016) have been shown at prestigious film festivals across the world, including Venice, Sundance, TIFF, AFI, Busan, and Tampere. The Big Headed Boy, Shamans & Samurais (2020) is the duo’s third short film. Their first feature film, The Wholetimers, is currently in production.

Contact

Prawin Karki

Jaya Bageshwori, Kathmandu

Contact

Prawin Karki

Jaya Bageshwori, Kathmandu