The Monk

dir. Mira Jargil, Christian Sønderby Jepsen / 2023 / Denmark / 88min.
“NEWSWEEK PSYCHOLOGIA” AWARD FOR THE BEST FILM ON PSYCHOLOGY
The story of a monk, who commits suicide. His son decides to search for answers.

In 2015, Mira Jargil and her husband decide to leave their stressful life. They travel deep within the mountains of Sri Lanka to stay with a monk. Mira and the monk agree to make a film, but everything changes when the monk wants to take control of the film, and the project collapses. 6 years later, the monk commits suicide. The son decides to resume the film project in his search for answers.

duration:
88 min
country / year of production:
Denmark / 2023
director:
Mira Jargil, Christian Sønderby Jepsen
cinematography:
Christian Sønderby Jepsen, Jan Erik Hansen
producer:
Christian Sønderby Jepsen / Moving Documentary
selected festivals and awards:
2024 – One World FF Prague
sections:
On a Path to Happiness Awarded at 21st MDAG Favorite movies of the online audience - TOP 15
competitions:
“Newsweek Psychologia” Award for the Best Film on Psychology
tags:
psychology relations awarded Far East family

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