Царство Бастар. Другая Индия
  • 90 мин.
  • russian

The kingdom of Bastar, which is more than a thousand years old, unites forest tribes in the mountainous outback of the Indian state of Chattisgarh. A film about several extraordinary days of the author and events in the former capital of this kingdom, the town of Jagdalpur. A conversation with the king of this kingdom, as well as trips to the jungle surroundings of the city, where it is quite risky to get there, where tribes live, engage in handicrafts, including fantastic metal products dating back to the half-lost method of the Harappan civilization, where they trade in special markets with cock battles where you can find marvelous ancient temples in the area or unexpectedly get into the depths of the jungle in a military garrison.