“Highway” Nepali movie nominated for 62nd Berlin Film Festival 2012

The Berlin International Film Festival is one of the top most prestigious film festivals in world. The Berlin International Film Festival well known as the Berlinale is an annual Film festivals celebrated to provide a common platform to World Cinema artistic and technical peoples for achieving excellence in their respective fields. The Berlin International Film Festival was established in the year of 1951. The first Berlin International Film Festival was held in Berlin, Germany. google translate . This world class film festivals generally takes place in the month of Feb at Berlin. The 2012 Berlin International Film Festival will be the 62nd edition of this premier world film festivals. The 2012 Berlin International Film Festival will be held from 9th Feb to 19th Feb, 2012 at Berlin, Germany.
I am so happy to know that “Highway” Nepali movie is nominated under the panorama fictional films section in 62nd Berlin Festival. It’s a milestone to Nepali Film Industry. The story goes like this: a man from Kathmandu and his wife have been trying unsuccessfully to have a child. The man travels to the mountains of eastern Nepal to seek help from a miracle healer. The healer indeed has a magic potion for him but tells the man he must get back to his wife within thirty-six hours for the medicine to work. The bus that winds its way through the narrow streets, hills and valleys of Nepal is full of people who all need to be somewhere else in a hurry – to meet an internet chat lover, bring someone some money for medicine, or to visit their parents. But the travellers are obliged to stop again and again on account of general strikes, traffic jams, breakdowns and angry villagers. Some of these obstacles are overcome by the passengers themselves, who get to know each other during the trip they even dress up as a wedding party in order to be allowed to keep moving. Meanwhile, at home, everything has changed.
Deepak Rauniyar’s first feature-length drama is a road movie that is full of surprises and passion; it is also an unflinching portrayal of life in Nepal today.
Movie details
Aadi Productions in association with Louverture Films presents ‘Highway’
Starring: Karma, Saugat Malla, Reecha Sharma, Binaya Shrestha, Eelum, Dayahang Rai, Rajan Khatiwada, Asha Magarati, Shristi Ghimire, Mamata Rai, Sandip Chhetri, Bhumika Shrestha, Keshav Bhattrai, Rabindra Mishra
Directed By: Deepak Rauniyar
Written By: Kedar Sharma, Khagendra Lamichhane and Deepak Rauniyar
Screenplay By: Abinash Bikram Shah
Produced By: Executive producers Dr. Sameer M Dixit and Dr. Lonim P Dixit, co-producers Joslyn Barnes and Danny Glover
For further information you can see: For fhttp://www.berlinale.de/en/programm/berlinale_programm/datenblatt.php?film_id=20120850#id=20120850
Official trailer of this movie.

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