With Mum At The Monastery

  • 9 10
  • 2018
  • 19min
With Mum At The Monastery
  • Original Title: Emaga kloostris

Daughter and mother arrive at a Buddhist monastery in a land very far from their own. Both are victims of a complicated past. Will they finally be able to heal it during a meditation retreat?

With Mum At The Monastery
  • Country: Estonia
  • Original Title: Emaga kloostris
Awards

OFFICIAL SELECTIONS: Nordic Film Days Lübeck/ Pärnu International Documentary and Anthropology Film Festival/ Festival Internacional de Cine de Cartagena de Indias/ Galway Film Fleadh/ Baltic Film Days/ New York Baltic Film Festival

With Mum At The Monastery. Me, my mother and Buddhism

A mother and daughter, who have experienced pain and hardship in their relationship, embark on a journey to a monastery in Thailand. They hope that by participating in a program of strict meditation and silence for 26 days, they will be able to find closure and healing for their troubled past. 

The peaceful and isolated setting of the monastery, combined with the discipline of the meditation practice, gives an opportunity for the mother and daughter to reflect on their relationship and work towards finding peace and reconciliation.

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