THE MONK

director: 
The Maw Naing
country: 
Myanmar-Czech Republic
year: 
2015
category: 
film
legth: 
95'
section: 
International Jury
festival edition: 
2015
A young boy Zawana enters a small village monastery led by U Dahma. Zawana has doubts if this lifestyle is right for him, but he grows to like the old abbot. The monastery faces financial crisis, monks are leaving, on top of that U Dahma gets sick. Somebody must take care of him and the whole community. Zawana understands that he has to take the challenge.