Young exiled Tibetan monks obsessed with soccer hope to
watch The World Cup finals on TV at their Indian monastery. With Jamyang Lodro, Orgyen
Tobgya, Neten Chokling, Raj Baboon, Lama Chonjor, Ngawang Gelek, Dundrup Gyamtso, Kunsang
Nyima, Pema Tshundup, Palden Gyatso, Kelsang, Dzigar Kongtrul, Pema Kunchap, Kunsang, Godu
Larma, Thinley Nudi and Jamyang Nyima. [1:33]
SEX/NUDITY 2 - A little sexual innuendo and a brief reference to breasts. We
see a boy in boxers. We glimpse a few pictures of women wearing athletic clothing in a
women's fitness magazine (some boys briefly look at it, treating it like a centerfold
VIOLENCE/GORE 1 - We possibly see a drop of blood on the top of a boy's
head as it's being shaved. In a scene played for laughs, boys hold down another boy
and take money from his pockets. Some shoving.
PROFANITY 2 - In the subtitles, we see a British anatomical reference, a
scatological reference and a mild obscenity. [profanity glossary]
DISCUSSION TOPICS - Soccer, monks, monasteries, Tibetan exiles, homesickness,
MESSAGE - Everyone -- including exiled Tibetan monks -- needs and deserves
some fun and distraction in his/her life.