Mongolian Ping Pong
Bilike and his family live without electricity and water in a tent home among the vast grasslands, changed little since the days of Genghis Kahn. A small white ball floating in the creek leads to questions about the world around them. Bilike's grandmother says the ball is a glowing pearl from heaven. But the boys are skeptical after waiting all night outdoors for the ball to light up. They trek to the monastery to consult the wise lamas, but they too are stumped. Watching the new TV-set Dawa's father has won, the boys learn about Ping-Pong, and find that their object is the 'national ball of China'. Not realizing how far Beijing actually is, they set off to return the ball to the Chinese capital...
|Run Time:||102 minutes|