Pawo Plakat | © das-department/Dimitri Zaitsev
© das-department/Dimitri Zaitsev
Feature Film | 2014-2016 | Drama | Germany

Shooting data

Start of shooting29.09.2014
End of shooting05.11.2014
Number of shooting days29

Project data

Length of movie117 Min.
Picture formatCinemascope (1 : 2,39)

Brief synopsis

Pawo is telling the story about a young Tibetan named Dorjee, who fled after prison from East Tibet, over the dangerous Himalaya, in exil to India. Where he is standing in front of an open door to the whole world, friends, a happy life, a woman to love. But he decides to choose the fight for freedom in Tibet.(Quelle:


ActorRole nameVoice actor / SpeakerVoice actor
Shavo DorjeeDorjee [L]
Tenzin GyaltsenKelsang [SR]
Tenzin JamyangGonpo [SR]
Rinchen PalzomTenzin [SR]
Kathleen A. RenishNewscaster [SR]


Director of photographyAmin OussarRed Epic Dragon 6K
1st assistant cameraJohannes SuntrupRED
Still photographerTashi Lodoe
DirectorMarvin LitwakNominiert Best Feature 21.PBIFF
Co-directorSonam Tseten
EditorFabian Winkelmann [1]
GafferBenedict Drolshagen
ComposerSebastian Heinrich
ProducerMarvin Litwak
ProducerDustin Steinkühler
Line producerTenzin Khepahk
Unit production managerDustin Steinkühler
Unit managerTenzin Choecare
ScreenwriterMarvin Litwak
Production sound mixerMarkus Limberger
Sound editorStefan Große
Actor coachKathleen Renish

Distributing companies

aug&ohr medienFilm Festival Agency
Camino Filmverleih GmbH [de]


Award winnerYearAwardCategory 
Amin Oussar2016Int. Independent Film Awards [us]CinematographyWinner
Marvin Litwak2016Int. Independent Film Awards [us]Narrative FeatureWinner
Marvin Litwak2016Palm Beach Int. Film Festival [us]Best FeatureNominated
Marvin Litwak2016I Will Tell Int. Film Festival [uk]Best DramaNominated
Marvin Litwak2016UDCI Corto Creativo [mx]Best FeatureNominated
Marvin Litwak2016Barcelona Planet Film Festival [es]Best Narrative Feature FilmWinner
Marvin Litwak2016Mediterranean Film Festival Cannes [fr]Best Feature FilmWinner
Marvin Litwak2016Top Indie Film Awards [us]Best Feature FilmWinner
Marvin Litwak2016Top Indie Film Awards [us]Best ScriptNominated
Sebastian Heinrich [1]2016Int. Independent Film Awards [us]Original ScoreWinner


Theatre releaseGermanyThursday, 19/04/2018