The Red Phallus

The Red Phallus

Director : Tashi Gyeltshen / 85 min / Bhutan | Germany | Nepal / Dzongkha / 2018



In a remote valley of Bhutan, teenager SANGAY lives with her widowed father, a traditional craftsman of wooden phalluses. She is not happy with he r life, and opposes her dad and everybody at school. She feels trapped within the vastness of the valley, surrounded by villagers that live by their beliefs and symbols . Until the day her father discovers her relationship with a married man,  from the lowest caste of  the village


Director of Photography Jigme T. Tenzing
Editor Saman Alvitigala
Music Jigme Drukpa, Frances-Marie Uitti
Sound Designer Niraj Gera
Production Designer Karma Tenzin
Line Producer Choling
Unit Production Manager Tshewang Dendup
Assistant Director Kelzang Dorjee
Production Sound Mixer Mickey Macachor
Colorist Sidharth Meer


Tshering Euden
Dorji Gyeltshen
Choten Wangchuk
Phub Wangmo