Documentary about an unusual Tibetan family, some children of which live all over the world. Pema is the only son. He and his sisters grew up in a children’s home in the capital, but now he is expected to return to his native village to take care of his parents. A ten-day hike across the mountains is followed by a cordial reunion, but soon tension mounts. Pema does not want to abandon his parents, but at the same time he wants to build up his own, modern life.


Executive producer
Set geluid
Sound Design

Title: The Only Son
Year: 2012
Duration : 1 hour, 18 minutes
Category: Long Documentary
Edition: NFF 2013

InternationaalMaatschappijMediafonds 25 Jaar

Gouden Kalf nominees

Beste Lange Documentaire (2013)
Simonka de Jong

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