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Kora (2011)

A young man's cycle journey to the highest point in Tibet to fulfill his brother's final wish. Based on a true story.

Director:

Jiayi Du

Writers:

Chia-Lu Chang (screenplay) (as Chia-lu Chang), Hsiao-tse Cheng (screenplay)
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Cast

Credited cast:
Bryan Shu-Hao Chang ... Shu Hao
Xiaochuan Li Xiaochuan Li ... Xiao Chuan
Tao Li Tao Li ... Single mother
Shao-Huai Chang ... Shu Wei
Zhi-Ping Tang ... Zhi Ping (as Jrping Tang)
Yanhui Wang Yanhui Wang ... Policeman
Hang Yin ... Monica
Tian Ge ... Judy
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Nikkibaby Chen Nikkibaby Chen ... Xiao Zhen
Joyce H. Cheng ... Mother
Aho Huang Aho Huang ... Professor
Doze Niu ... Cyclist friend
Chuan-cheng Tao ... Father
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A young man's cycle journey to the highest point in Tibet to fulfill his brother's final wish. Based on a true story.

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Live as you dream

Genres:

Adventure | Drama

Certificate:

TV-PG | See all certifications »
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Country:

China | Taiwan

Release Date:

3 November 2011 (China) See more »

Also Known As:

A hegy körül See more »

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Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
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Spectular Himalayan scenes, poor story
22 July 2013 | by wordsonasiaSee all my reviews

How to describe the sensation of being at altitude, five kilometres up in the air, and seeing 8,000 metre mountains and 3,000 metre ravines? How to convey the idea of being able to see hundreds of kilometres through thin air and the seemingly warped perspectives, rather like an Escher staircase, of rumbled hills and ravines? I can't. I have traveled the route of this film and it tries, but I think fails through not accepting that the Himalaya is the story; not some self-possessed young bloke with bratish behaviour. I recommend this for the scenery - mountain and valley views you won't see anywhere else. But the story left me feeling annoyed.


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