In All of Us In Our Own Lives, Thapa hammers in the adage that the personal is political, especially in a country like Nepal where there is no circle around the individual.
In Other Words is an account of Jhumpa Lahiri losing and finding herself
Three is an oblique, incomplete number. Three is a number of charm. Once is an accident, twice is coincidence, three times a pattern.
There are at least two ways to go about telling a story. More straightforward, though not necessarily easier, is to document societies and situations that amuse, frustrate, illuminate.
These are both films about death in the cold, in the thin air, for little reason except pride or wealth or foolishness.