فيلم Bhutan: The Snowman's Trek

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
اللغة_العربية, English, Deutsch, Français, Italiano, Español, Svenska, Gaeilge, Nederlands
Subtitles
اللغة_العربية, 日本語, Čeština, Tiếng Việt, Português, 한국어, Australia, Filipino, हिन्दी

Comments about documentary «Bhutan: The Snowman's Trek» (18)

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Janet Gibson

It is not easy to say what to say about a film that leaves you unfulfilled. This film certainly leaves you unfulfilled, but that is only because of its limited concept. The film begins with a running joke of a local blind man, and his journey to get out of the land of blindness and into the eye of the world. The film is a story about the blind man and his adventures in discovering the world of sight, and a story about the poor and the blind. I do not feel as if I am going to waste my time describing this film. I feel as if it is good to have a wide screen and small sound system in order to fully enjoy this film. The best part of the film is the music. The music is very beautiful and the lyrics and melodies are very meaningful. The main characters of the film play their part very well. The actress who plays the blind woman who brings him to this world is beautiful and powerful. She will probably not be recognized because she is not a star, but her acting is fantastic. The actor who plays the father is not a superstar. I felt he played the role very well and gave the audience a reason to believe that he is a real man and not just an actor who wants to please everyone. Overall, the film was a very good one. I felt that it had a very good message to it. There are many different issues that are facing the world today. I am not going to waste my time to write about the main issues because the film will probably not convince anyone. If you are interested in the issues of sight and blindness, I recommend this film. It is a must-see. It is definitely worth seeing.

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Howard Patterson

I watched the movie "Bhutan: The Snowman's Trek" with great interest, but I cannot imagine the special effects used were so mind bogglingly unrealistic. And the black polar bear as well as the bear-like creatures shown to be in the Himalayas? I would have expected a few polar bears in the entire movie. The ending was also rather disappointing. I would have preferred to see the final confrontation between the Snowman and the village elders instead of the happy ending which seemed to be added on by the movie producers in order to add more profit to the movie. This movie shows Bhutan as a great place to live. It shows the Tibetans as being very gentle people and they treat animals kindly. They would be very surprised to see the animals in the movie being treated so poorly. They also show that Bhutan is the first country in the world to abolish the tradition of the use of animals for sacrifice. The Snowman is a very evil man, but he is such a good person. If we were so cruel to animals as the Snowman was shown in the movie, then who would we be in a world full of brutal and bloody people?

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Amy E.

The journey of this film was very interesting, and it made me understand so much about Bhutan. It is a beautiful country, and so are its people, and it is still very misunderstood. The movie was very moving and very inspirational. The reason it is so amazing is because this is a film that shows the true beauty of Bhutan, without romanticizing the country. It shows the beautiful people, and the culture, and what the people have to do to keep it. It also shows that what we do is very important, and the world needs people who can see this. That is why it is so amazing. And it is an incredible, touching film.

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Gerald C.

I'm a bit disturbed by the way the movie is narrated. In the beginning, you think you're going to see a documentary, but then it turns into a lecture. It's like it's trying to preach. I think this should have been left in the hands of a student. To me, it was a bit too "director-less". The opening narration is awesome, but as the movie goes on, it gets quite annoying. The movie is quite disturbing, and I think it's the way they portrayed the Hans meme that made it hard to watch. If I were a "Bhutanese", I would be extremely offended, especially after seeing it as a "student". It would be very hard to maintain your identity when you're told that you can't speak out loud. Even if you could speak, what would you say?

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Denise Griffin

Not sure why I watched this movie. But I am glad I did. I think I will like it better as I have seen it at the theater. I liked the movie mostly because it was about the Bhutanese people. I also liked how the movie ended with the Bhutanese people making a film about their culture and traditions. The Bhutanese people are a hard working and dedicated people who have survived war, famine, political repression, and the economic hardships brought on by the Indian Raj. It is an honor to be one of them.

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Samuel Sullivan

I just had the pleasure of seeing the director's cut of this film in San Francisco. My only problem with this movie is that it was cut to the point that it became a glorified museum exhibit. I will be making my own DVD when it comes out. If you are a fan of the director's cut, I would strongly recommend seeing this version.

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Janet Hall

The documentary was very well done. It gives a sense of how you are, and the impact you have on the world. It is very emotional, but very well done. I would recommend this documentary to anyone who wants to understand life, and what it means to be human. I really enjoyed it. I think that most people would enjoy the story that is told about the people that are depicted in this documentary. There are many stories that are told in this documentary that I have never heard of. There are also stories that are shown from the perspective of the villagers. The film is also good at showing the opinions of other nations. The film is very well done, and I would recommend it to anyone.

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Michael Snyder

I was in middle school when the book was published. I have been in love with the book ever since. I still read it over and over. The movie had many graphic similarities to the book. I believe that is why some of the movie reviewers hated it. The book was not very scary. I do not believe the book would make any sense to someone who has not read it. If someone was to watch the movie they would be confused. I think that the movie was realistic, as it was supposed to be. I would recommend this movie to anyone. This movie is worth the time to watch.

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Crystal

The reason why I gave this movie a 9/10 is because the idea of "Snowman" is very interesting and we should keep in mind that this was the first major documentary that show the details of the Snowman's life. As well as the reality of the Snowman's life and what it has to do with the society in Bhutan. And also why the story of the Snowman is important for the future of Bhutan. I like the idea that the main actor, the master of the Snowman, is in prison and this is why he is being forced to live in the snow and this is the reason why the public doesn't want to help him, because it is because the public don't want to see a documentary about the Snowman's life and of course this is the reason why there is a long battle in the Snowman's life. But I also like the idea that the "White Men" are killing the Snowman and they are killing the humans. But I think that this film has a good message and I think that the message should be more clear and it should be a bit more strong. The main actor of the Snowman, who was in prison and was forced to live in the snow for 7 years, but then he gets out of prison and then he is left in the snow. And he starts to see the real world and he wants to help other people and he wants to make the world a better place, but the government does not want to let him because he is a "Snowman" and it is a crime for a human to help a human in a difficult situation. So that's the reason why the White Men kill the Snowman. But in the end, he finally escapes and his message gets out, and that is the reason why the public is not interested in the Snowman's life, because he is a human and he is not a Snowman. So in conclusion, this is a very good documentary, I liked the idea that the White Men kill the Snowman, but it is a documentary about a real Snowman and it has a message about the Snowman's life. I recommend it.

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Brandon A.

The first movie about Bhutan was made in 2008. It was a farce of a movie where Bhutan was not on the story but then it was not a farce. But in this movie the Bhutan was in the story. It was not just an excuse to get money from foreigners. There was a real Bhutan. The big problem with this movie was that there was no Bhutan but a bad CGI creation. The scenery was beautiful but they made it look like Bhutan. I understand that they tried to use the Bhutan story and also the Bhutan government. I am glad they tried but the result was not a good movie.

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Denise

Just because he is a famous movie maker doesn't mean you should watch his movies. Even though he is a famous movie maker, and his movies are being watched by thousands of people, you still have to pay attention to the movie. Some people might say, that Bhutan is a very simple country, and it's a pity that the movie isn't interesting. But what he says is true, the country is very simple and people are very simple. There is not much to do in Bhutan, except to survive. That's why Bhutan is said to be a country for survival, or even a country for survival, not entertainment. Bhutan is an interesting country, because it's very simple. I agree with the movie that Bhutan is very simple. If you are interested in Bhutan, then you should watch the movie, and not just take my word for it. This is a great movie, because it tells the story of Bhutan and it's people. You have to pay attention to the movie, because the story isn't just boring, it's also very interesting. One of the things that is good about the movie is the cinematography, and the lighting in the movie is very good. The cinematography in the movie is very good. You can see the nature of the Bhutan, and how the Bhutan is different from other places in Bhutan, because the Bhutan is so cold. This movie is very interesting, and I recommend watching it.

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David G.

Mumbai based filmmaker Jayesh Patel's version of Charles Dickens' 'A Christmas Carol' is a very engrossing experience. His story is beautifully told, with wonderful cinematography, and top notch acting by the entire cast. There are scenes that will linger in your mind for days after viewing this film. A special mention should be made of the father-son interaction between James Neeson and Colin Farrell, which is at once heartwarming and heartbreaking. The movie has a very satisfying ending, and the message of the film is one that is absolutely worth taking to heart. All in all, a truly magical experience. 9/10

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Kyle

I really loved the documentary. Its educational and inspirational. For the last few years, the awareness and representation of AIDS has been lacking. People don't even think it exists. This movie proves the world is changing. It shows us the history of HIV and AIDS. If you're willing to learn more about this subject, you will enjoy this documentary. I also think this documentary is a must for those who are on the disease

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Diane Nelson

A must watch for those who love the great films of World Cinema. If you like A Clockwork Orange, Schindler's List, Tenebre or the Witch, this one is for you!

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Tyler A.

The only thing I can really say about this documentary is that it makes a good statement about the current situation in the world. I think that it's amazing that this story is being told in a way that the person on the street never sees it. The reason I think it's so good is that you can see the change of people's lives in just a few minutes of the film. I don't think it's possible to capture this kind of change in a documentary. It's a very simple film but it's still powerful. I think this film is a good example of how documentaries are important. I definitely recommend it to anyone who's interested in the environmental issue. It shows that environmental groups can change things in just a few months.

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Marie H.

I was totally surprised. Not at all what I expected, but it was just a really good movie. I have a friend who is a woman and I was really excited about this movie because I have not seen anything like it. They put out a really strong message. One thing that I really liked was the women who were in charge of the film and the directors were also women. I really think it was the best. I know that many people would not like this film because they do not want to see this but I think it is definitely a good movie and I really liked it. This film had me very surprised. There are so many people who think that is a bad thing to see this. People are not able to deal with issues and I think this film is one of the best movies I have ever seen. I think that this film was a good message, and also it is a good movie to show to the children. I also think that the message is really good. I am really glad that it is not going to be a typical girl going to see it and I think that it was a good message to show. I really do think that it is a good film to show to the children and I think it is a good movie for people who do not have children or have a child.

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Judith

I had the pleasure of meeting the producer of this film at the Grand Canyon and I thoroughly enjoyed his story. I think he and his team did a wonderful job of reconstructing the true story, while at the same time giving us a history lesson and a look at Bhutan. The footage was beautiful and there were some very poignant scenes with those people. I do not know if there is an official version of this film. I would recommend this film to anyone who wants to learn about the Himalayas, or who wants to know about Bhutan.

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Larry

A really good documentary from "Bahubali: The Beginning" director Sanjay Leela Bhansali about Bihanki Bhoomika (Fisher King) the most powerful female figure in Bhutan. You'll hear from her, her friends, her family, her art, her traditions and many other things. There are many documentaries on Bhutan as a country but this one is very insightful about the culture and history of this small nation and her story is very inspiring. It also tells us about the people's hardships and trials. I recommend it for anyone who wants to learn more about Bhutan.