Digital / Color / 78 min / Nepal / 2019 / Documentary
Written, directed: Lander Ibarretxe and Aitor Sanchez Smith
Cinematographer: Lander Ibarretxe
Production company: Veredastudio, Nightwalk films
Sound: Diego Marques
Editor: Nestor Ares
Color: Fabian Matas
Music: David de la Varga, Rameshwor Maharjan
Sound Mix: David de la Varga
Location: Kathmandu, TatoPany
Currently in post production.
Balika tells the story of Dependra and Susmita, two teenagers living in an orphanage in Kathmandu. The protagonists, similar to their friends, were abandoned by their families. During the course of the film, they are forced to make decisions which they are not prepared for. Over the holiday period, Susmita will disown her family and Dipendra will take a journey into the past in search of answers.