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Bhutan: The Snowman's Trek

A team of Ultra-marathon runners journey to Bhutan to set a speed record on the world's hardest trek. But Bhutan's Himalayan landscape isn't welcoming to athletes not used to the conditions, and it's inhabitants must be persuaded to let the runners pursue their dream. The result is a shared accomplishment and an adventure that constantly teeters on the edge of total failure.

Other Titles
The Snowman Trek
Running Time
1 hours 45 minutes
Quality
480p, 720p, 1080p, 2K, 4K
Genres
Documentary
Director
Benjamin Clark
Country
USA
Year
2018
Audio Languages
English, Deutsch, Français, Italiano, Español, Svenska, Gaeilge, Nederlands
Subtitles
日本語, Čeština, Tiếng Việt, Português, 한국어, Australia, Filipino, हिन्दी

Comments about documentary «Bhutan: The Snowman's Trek» (20)

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Nicholas

I've seen the original Bhutan story, but I missed the more recent version. I caught this movie on PBS, and I was a little disappointed to see that the story is done in the 1950s. I guess I don't have much of a history of Bhutan, but it didn't bother me much. I do think that the movie is well done. I haven't read the book, so I can't say if the movie would be better, but it's certainly interesting. One of the things that I liked about this movie was that I could see how the different cultures interacted with one another. The portrayal of the Bhutanese culture was very well done. I liked the color schemes and the many different cultures. It was also interesting to see the different customs. I especially liked how the story explored the different ways of worshiping Bhutan. The movie left out some of the details, but that is the nature of a movie like this. In summary, I found the movie to be entertaining, and I look forward to watching it again.

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Jose H.

This is the first documentary about Bhutan and it is a wonderful and touching documentary about a country that is almost an isolated corner of the world and a land that never gets the recognition that it deserves. It's a very beautiful documentary and the two hours of it was well spent. If you have a chance to see it you should. I can't recommend it highly enough.

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Melissa S.

This is one of those rare movies which takes a serious subject and does a great job of conveying the importance of the subject and the difficulties that people face. The Himalayas are a global crisis and the impact of climate change is dire. In fact the Himalayas are the only place on Earth where we have a perpetual winter. The Himalayas have been "winterized" with many humans and animals dying and disappearing in massive numbers. People have been reduced to living off the land in the vast areas. It is only now that they are beginning to recover. At the beginning of the movie you see a traditional Indian village who are now a small settlement. They have adapted to the changing climate, as has the town of Kolkata, India. The villagers are struggling to survive. They have no technology and rely on animals, the herds, and the mountains to survive. The director has really captured the reality of the situation. He uses natural language to tell the story and does a great job of telling the story through symbolism. It is not about the "happy end" of the story, it is about the effect of climate change on these people. The director shows the effect of changing temperatures and what people do with the animals. It is a very realistic depiction of the climate change and how people adapt. The director really shows the impact of climate change on people. I really enjoyed this film and thought it was very well done.

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Jason Bryant

I came into this movie not knowing much about Bhutan. I had heard about the country, and read some interesting articles. I came to this movie with no expectations, but left with a good feeling of satisfaction. I think the story and the imagery was so powerful, it really got into your soul. The movie was not only about the Bhutanese, it was about how our world could be, and how we could all benefit from the mountains we are surrounded by. And how the Bhutanese people could be part of this "travelling" journey. This movie really got me thinking about the way we treat each other, and how we are treated by others. The first 10 minutes of the movie really hooked me in. The Bhutanese people are depicted as being much more humble than the people in the rest of the world. This movie shows how people treat the people they are not familiar with. You could really feel the atmosphere and the magic of the Bhutanese people. I am a very big fan of Neil Gaiman, and I am very glad that he made this movie. He is such a great writer, and this movie really shows how amazing his imagination is. This movie shows how the Bhutanese people are so far from what they are used to, and how their world is different than what we are used to. It also shows how our world has been moving away from the way we are used to. I would recommend this movie to anyone who is interested in the Bhutanese people or Bhutan, and want to see how it has changed over time.

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Raymond H.

A very short documentary on the Bhutanese religious, cultural, and social practices. It contains information on the traditional religious practices of the Bhutanese people, as well as their spiritual, historical, and current state of mind. The documentary explores various aspects of Bhutan, including the traditional religious practices, the attitude of the government towards the people, and the culture of the Bhutanese people. The film is very informative, but I found the most interesting part to be the interviews with the local Buddhist monks, who are the "council". They discuss the spiritual and religious practices of the people, their understanding of the Bhutanese history, and their current views towards the Bhutanese government. The people of Bhutan have been very understanding of the Bhutanese government, and have given it a lot of respect. I am interested to see what the future of the Bhutanese people holds, and I would like to see the Bhutanese government continue to treat the people of Bhutan as equals, as they have been. The Bhutanese government has also been very understanding of the people of Bhutan, allowing them to see the unique Bhutanese culture. A special note of appreciation for the Bhutanese government, which allowed the people of Bhutan to see the unique culture of Bhutan.

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Nancy Simpson

After watching The Snowman's Trek, I was very pleased. I felt it was well paced, full of interesting moments, and had a nice ending. The most shocking thing was that I could not figure out the ending. I was wrong. The movie itself is about the legend of the legend of Bhutan and how it was conquered and colonized by the British. A lot of people think that the Brits were the ones who destroyed Bhutan's culture, but that is not true. The movie goes in a chronological order, showing how the British came to Bhutan, their conquerors, their motives, and how the Brits brought their culture to Bhutan. The movie also shows how the British and Bhutan came to an understanding that Bhutan could not survive without British influence. This is a very important point, and I recommend this movie to everyone.

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Tiffany E.

This is the first of two documentaries about Bhutan. The second is entitled "Bhutan: The Snowman's Trek" and was released in February 2007. The first part is titled "Bhutan: The Snowman's Trek" and tells the story of the people of Bhutan, their beliefs and their journey toward independence. The film is a compilation of interviews and other footage from the two documentaries, and tells the story of the people and their story, and the events that shaped the people of Bhutan. The story is told in three segments. The first two are about the Bhutanese people. The second one is about the United Nations and the Indian government, which led to the downfall of the United Nations. The third segment is about the events of the British occupation of Bhutan. The third segment is a combination of footage from the two documentaries, as well as new footage from the BBC documentary "The World at War". All three segments are well-filmed, and the cinematography is excellent. The editing of the third segment is also well done. The DVD has a wide selection of trailers for the other two documentaries. All three documentaries are well worth seeing, and I recommend them to anyone who has an interest in Bhutan or people from Bhutan.

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Joseph M.

One thing that I loved about the documentary was the sound of a popular song. It sounded so innocent and sad and beautiful. It sounded like a little kid's song. It seemed like that was what this documentary was about. They also seemed to know a little bit about the people they interviewed. I love the music of Queen, but I don't really know much about them. I would have loved to hear more from them. I thought the film was really moving, and they showed a lot of information about Bhutan, which I thought was really interesting. I thought the documentary was great and it showed the beautiful beauty of Bhutan. I would recommend this film to anyone who likes music. It really is something to look at.

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Tammy Ryan

The title of this film was very much misleading. While it is a very good documentary about the life of a man in Bhutan, it's a very brief one, and that's probably why it is so difficult to get through it. The first part of the film is a very long interview with Dzongsar Nanda and his wife. It's very interesting to hear their stories and the stories of their family. The second part is the film itself. It follows Dzongsar Nanda as he makes the journey to Bhutan to record this unique music. The final part of the film is Dzongsar Nanda's son's life in Bhutan and his continuing struggle to get him to Bhutan. The film has a lot of great stories about the music, but it's really the interview of Dzongsar Nanda that really drives this film. If you're a Bhutan fan, it's a good documentary to watch. If you're not a Bhutan fan, it's not the best film you could watch.

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Brian F.

I saw this at a screening and it was both intriguing and very moving. The story is based on the true story of one of the world's greatest living scientists who lost his sight to blindness after a car accident. It also tells of how this man overcame his disability to become one of the world's leading scientists in the field of vision loss. Unfortunately, the director has a tendency to overuse hand-held camera techniques and it became obvious towards the end of the film that this was a high-budget feature film and not an independently made documentary. There was a very strong social and political message, but it was not over-emphasized. I would recommend this film to those who have never read the book or don't know much about the real-life scientist. Otherwise, it is a good movie to watch and an important documentary.

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Patricia

Like many, I have seen the live broadcast on Indian TV and in the cinema. As it was so long ago, I have just recently viewed the movie, as I remember. I think that there was a great deal of interest in the movie, but what about the story? As I saw the movie in the cinema, I was captivated by the brilliance of the movie. And I felt a little depressed when I was watching it in the cinema. But the movie has the power to make me ponder, even today, about the thought of immortality. The film starts off by showing the story of a young child. The director has selected some scenes to tell the story of the child, and the result is pretty effective. The film does not lose its brilliance, however. It has to be noted that, this film was shot by the famous Indian director (Mukesh Sharma). The film is also well directed by Mukesh Sharma, but I think the story is not good enough to be filmed by Mukesh Sharma. The music of the film is excellent, and it gives the film a sort of poetic touch, and it gives the film a sort of interesting tone. As for the photography, the cinematography has been filmed by the renowned Indian cinematographer (Nasirul Haque). The film is an interesting mix of drama and drama-flick. The acting of the child is very good. I felt the part of the child was played very well by the child actor, Bipasha Basu, who has now become one of the finest actors of Indian cinema. She was brilliant in the role of a young child, and I felt that she was fantastic. The film is a good film, and I would recommend it to all who are interested in cinema.

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Maria J.

I really like the director's point of view. The situation and the problems of the main characters was really good. I am not a big fan of nature films and I always watched these kind of films because of the story of the protagonist, but I enjoyed this one. My main problem with this film is the screen writing. The screenplay is very cliche. They have the same kind of music, the same kind of lyrics, the same kind of direction, but not enough information about the characters and the story. In some cases the audience could have guessed a lot about the main character. Also, the director has a very limited vision in his filmmaking. I think this movie could have been a lot better if the director had a bigger vision. I hope that the director will be back to work with a larger team.

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Sandra

The movie was very interesting. A very good documentary. A part of the documentary was shown in this movie. It was the first movie I have ever seen on this subject. I liked the movie a lot. Although I am not very familiar with Bhutan, I felt like I knew it quite well. Although I am not very familiar with the Bhutanese culture, I thought it was good enough to show the Bhutanese culture and life there. I am not an expert on Bhutan. I was very surprised by this movie. It was very good. I recommend everyone to watch this movie. I have rated this movie 7/10.

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Deborah

This is the fifth documentary on Bhutan, a former British colony in Asia. The story of the aborigines of the Himalayas has been told in many films and books, so we can be sure that this is not going to be anything different. The first two stories were about the Tibetans and the Himalayas. The story of the Bhutanese people is the most interesting. They are an aboriginal people with traditional life and way of life that was destroyed by Europeans in the 19th century. The second story is about the Tibetans, who are in the process of becoming a distinct ethnic group, not only within the country, but also internationally. The movie was shot on location in Bhutan and in Kathmandu, Kathmandu, and Hounslow. The footage was shot with the use of some of the famous filmmakers, most notably Martin Scorsese. This documentary will give you an idea of what life is like for the Bhutanese people, and what they are going through. I highly recommend it to anyone who is interested in Bhutan. It is well worth it.

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Christina

I watched this movie with my mother and my brother in the same room. I was blown away. I didn't expect much and I was completely blown away. I thought this was going to be just a plain documentary about a little country in the mountains, but I was pleasantly surprised. The film was informative, entertaining, and entertaining. I was impressed by the actors' performances. I loved this movie and will be looking forward to the next one. Go see this movie.

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Jane S.

This is an exciting documentary about the life of Bhutan, the movie follows the progress of the film throughout the years. I liked this movie a lot, there is so much history in this movie, from the genocide of the Bhutanese people during the era of Japanese rule, to the pandas and Tibetan refugees who escaped from the Soviet Union and China in the 60s and 70s. The movie also has an emphasis on modern Bhutan and the history of the Dalai Lama and the people of Bhutan, and I think it is very interesting. My favorite parts were the interviews with actors and writers. Also, there are some great special features on the movie, like the bonus features and the documentary. Overall, I really liked this movie and I think it is a great addition to the bhutanese cinema.

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Mark

What does it take to make a documentary? There are few simple answers to that question. And, the answers to those questions are sometimes as important as the facts. You can say it's a documentary because you tell the story through the eyes of a documentary maker. And that's exactly what this movie is about. It is a fascinating story of how a child actor turned out to be the greatest child actor of the twentieth century, and the story is told through his eyes. You see the ups and downs of his life. You see the sacrifices he has made. And you see the very reasons why he is able to get where he is today. The film is divided in two parts. One is a documentary about the life of Svetlana Khodchenkina, and the other part is about the life of Tony Scott. It's a little bit of both. There are a lot of similarities between the two films. It's very easy to see the similarities between the two, but it's a little harder to see them. So it's a little bit of both. It's an interesting film, but it's not the best film. It's not even one of the best documentaries ever made. It's not even one of the best movies ever made. The documentary was too slow and the movie was too long. There were some aspects of the movie that I enjoyed. It was nice to see Svetlana in her normal, ordinary life. You can see the ups and downs of her life. And you can see the reasons why she has been able to get where she is today. But, the movie was a little bit too long. Some of the interviews were too long, and it was difficult to see them. Tony Scott's life was very interesting. The movie gave you a lot of information about his life. And it was very interesting. But, it was a little bit too long. This movie is about one man, but it's not a good movie about one man. It's a good documentary about a very interesting man.

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Pamela A.

The first part of the film focuses on the stunning Himalayan landscape of Bhutan and the people who live there. The second part of the film focuses on a group of friends that are trying to make it in a world that they don't really understand. I found the first part of the film to be extremely entertaining and the second part to be very entertaining as well. The cast in this film are the perfect mix of all the actors who played the lead characters. I would have liked to see more of the cast in the second part but it is well worth seeing the entire film to get an idea of the backgrounds and personalities of the characters. The second part is very entertaining as well. The film follows the leads of these three people as they embark on their journey to find a cure for Alzheimer's disease. The journey they take is interesting as it is very similar to the journey of a typical migrant trying to make it in a foreign country. They travel from India to Nepal to Bhutan to start the journey. While traveling they meet many people along the way and talk to them about their lives and their future. They also have to deal with the hardships that come along the way. The film is a good watch and it is not a boring film. I think that it is an excellent film to watch on a rainy Sunday afternoon. The story is interesting, the characters are interesting, and the scenery is spectacular. The film was very entertaining and the first part is the best part of the film.

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Ashley

There is a slight problem with this documentary, one which does not work for this film. It begins by describing Bhutan as the last remaining untainted bastion of the Mahayana Buddhist school of Buddhism. It is not actually in the Mahayana tradition, but it has many similarities. It was a Buddhist state that existed before the arrival of the Chinese and Indian empires. It was a land ruled by the Buddhist monk, the warrior, the scholar, and the intellectual. It was a place that was a temple for one who had reached the highest level of enlightenment. In other words, Bhutan was the world's best Buddhist community. The documentary begins by presenting us with a Buddhist monk who is working as a tea dealer in Beijing. He is a free-spirited, happy-go-lucky monk who is about to receive the highest honor of his profession. But the master of the tea house and the head monk of the tea house do not agree with his decision. The master has a better idea, he wants to ship the monk to Bhutan. The monk has been told that Bhutan is a communist state that does not accept Buddhism. So the monk is told to find out if Bhutan is a communist country and if so, then he must renounce his faith. And so he does. The monk does find out that Bhutan is not communist, but he does not feel that the country has changed. He says, "I have never had the feeling of being in a different country. I feel like I am home." The Monk explains that when the master and the head monk have a disagreement, they would not have to take action, but rather would discuss it. The monk explains that Bhutan is a country that was founded by the Buddhist monk, and so he feels that Bhutan is home. In conclusion, the movie does not have a clear message. It is too ambivalent. It is a story of Buddhism, of Buddhism's opposition to communism, and of the monk who travels to Bhutan to find the truth about Bhutan. This movie is an artistic work. It is an interesting, well-made work of art. But it does not have a message. It is an artistic work that is a blend of drama, a message, and a presentation of historical facts. I have been to Bhutan, and I am not really sure about what the movie is telling me. It is definitely a story that is interesting and is worth telling. But it is not a message.

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Ethan L.

This is a must see film for anyone who enjoys documentaries. The film is based on the true story of a British World War II German prisoner of war named Bhutan. Bhutan is one of the six countries in India, known as Bhutan. In 1944, German officers captured Bhutan's commander, Major Dolk, and held him for the next six years. He was made a prisoner of war, but Bhutan refused to send him back to Germany. This was because of the Indian population's belief that Bhutan was still occupied by the Germans. There is no mention of the War of Independence and the role that the British played in helping Bhutan. The film tells the story of the six years that Dolk spent in Bhutan and what he suffered as a prisoner. The acting is amazing, and the documentary style is engaging. The director did a great job making this film. I recommend this film to anyone who enjoys documentaries and is interested in World War II.