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Four men from a nomadic Tibetan tribe undertake their annual, ritualistic pilgrimage to a sacred salt lake. Salt gathered in this traditional fashion will be sold to provide the economic livelihood of the tribe for the coming year. The journey, necessary for the group's survival, also incorporates a number of rituals necessary for their culture to survive in the modern world.

  1. Ulrike Koch

    Director, Writer

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  1. Margen

    Old Mother

  2. Pargen

    Old Father

  3. Zopon

    Lord of the Animals

  4. Bopsa

    Novice

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The Saltmen of Tibet

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Original Title Die Salzmänner von Tibet

Status Released

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  • April 25, 1997
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Original Language English

Runtime 1h 48m

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