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Dogshin Hutagetin Sakhius


From one of Mongolia's finest directors, Dogshin Hutagetin Sakhius is a remarkable film in lavish period costumes that traces, from birth to death, the life of Ravjaa Khutagt, a 19th century Mongolian priest, "a living Buddha" who exerted a large influence over his country's literature, music, and drama. Having lost his mother at birth, Ravjaa Khutagt is proclaimed the 5th Lord of Gobi and enters a Buddhist temple. In exchange for his son, the father receives fabrics. As an adult, Ravjaa Khutagt gets...more