Windhorse (1999)

The story of Windhorse begins fifteen years ago high in the mountains of western Tibet. There, on a crisp autumn morning, a tiny village awakes. And three small children play at jumprope -- a brother and sister, Dorjee and Dolkar, and their… More

Rated: Unrated
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Genre: Drama
Release Date: April 30, 1999
DVD Release Date: December 20, 2005
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Andrea Chase
Killer Movie Reviews

Wagner brings his fine documentarian's eye for detail to WINDHORSE, a gift for explaining the complexities of the situation.

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Maria Garcia
Film Journal International

Wagner seems to forget he's making a narrative film and not a documentary--there's no consistent point of view other than his own.

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Frederic and Mary Ann Brussat
Spirituality and Practice

Celebrates the indelible spiritual impact of the exiled Dalai Lama upon the souls of his oppressed people.

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Dennis Schwartz
Ozus' World Movie Reviews

This fictionalized drama (probably preaching to the choir) cannot be judged as other films for its entertainment value alone.

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