"A quietly powerful film that will stick with viewers long after it ends."
-Andrew Parker, Toronto Film Scene
DRAWING THE TIGER chronicles one Nepalese family's daily struggle tosurvive off of subsistence farming. But when their bright daughter receives a scholarship to study in Kathmandu, the family's prospects suddenly improve significantly overnight. They rest their hopes and dreams on her narrow shoulders, but will the weight of their expectations crush her? She seems eager to help, but when she doesn't come home, the family is forced to face their fate. DRAWING THE TIGERis a powerful portrait of pressure, and the price that one family pays for their golden opportunity that reminds us of what we can and cannot change.
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