Filmed in Bhutan with a cast of unknown Tibetan nonprofessionals, The Cup takes its charming premise – pint-sized monks striving against all odds to watch a satellite broadcast of the 1998 World Cup match between Brazil and France – and runs with it.
"...Lama Chonjor, Jamyang Lodro, Neten Chokling and Orgyen Tobgyal. Kundun meets Victory? Not exactly, but this pleasant cross-pollination of..."
Feb. 25, 2000 Movie Review by Marc Savlov