The Cup

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The Cup

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The Cup

Release Date: August 29, 1999

Year    :   1999
Slogan    :   «Buddhism is their philosophy. Soccer is their religion.»
Genres    :   Comedy
Production Companies    :   Palm Pictures, Coffee Stain Productions
Director    :   Khyentse Norbu
Producers    :   Raymond Steiner, Hooman Majd, Malcolm Watson, Pema Wangchuck, Maree Tenzin-Steiner, Glenn Fawcett, Patrick Jacquelin
Writers    :   Khyentse Norbu
RunTime    :   93 mins.

While the World Cup is being played in France, two young Tibetan refugees arrive at a monastery in India. The atmosphere of serene contemplation is soon disrupted by soccer fever, as the two students desperately seek a TV to watch the final.

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