Mr. Hu en de tempel

Yan Ting Yuen Short documentary - 2015 - 53 min.

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The prominent Chinese Buddhist monastic order Putuo Shan is planning to open its first temple outside of China: in Utrecht. The mild-mannered and determined businessman Hu, the project’s initiator, is given the blessing by the abbot of Putuo. He starts energetically by collecting half a million euros for the construction and by inviting Chinese monks to advise him. The plan seems to unfold prosperously. But it turns out to be the beginning of a long search for what it means to be a real Buddhist.


Credits

Director(s) Yan Ting Yuen
Producer(s) Jia Zhao
Production Company
Arjen Oosterbaan
Research
Xiaoyan Li
Director of Photography
Editing
Sound Design
Sound on Set
TV Company
Distribution
Production Country
Netherlands