Tiger's Nose

2010 | Documentary | 52 min | MA Film

Directed by Lobsang Tashi Sotrug

Collection: Degree Films 2011

Tiger`s Nose is an 80-year-old Tibetan. He was imprisoned for over 30 years. Today he lives in political asylum in Switzerland. The author is a 25-year-old Swiss with Tibetan roots who hasn’t visited yet his home country Tibet.
This movie shows the approach of the young film maker towards his protagonist and portrays the altercation with his identity. Out of this situation grows a special relationship between the two men.

Runtime52 min
Year of Production2010
Country of ProductionSwitzerland
Aspect Ratio16:9
Audio FormatStereo
Spoken LanguageSwiss German, Tibetian
Available SubtitlesGerman, French, English
Director Lobsang Tashi Sotrug
Cinematography Lobsang Tashi Sotrug
Music Peter Bräker
Editor Tania Stöcklin
Screenplay Lobsang Tashi Sotrug
Leading ActorsTaknaas Tigernase
Jigme Sangpo
Supporting ActorsLobsang Tashi Sotrug
Location Sound Engineer Lobsang Tashi Sotrug
Sound Mixing Gregg Skerman
Graphic Artist Tim Luternauer
Technical Support Equipment Gian Courtin
Technical Support Postproduction Rebecca Siegfried
Project Supervision Bernhard Lehner
Project Mentoring Sabine Gisiger
Co-Production Company Schweizer Fernsehen
Executive Producer Filippo Bonacci
Anita Wasser
Head of Programme MA Film Prof. Markus Imboden


1. October 2011
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Awarded by mimikri media to the Best German Talent Production, 2011 Munich Documentary Film Festival