Hear comes a film that tells an inspirational story of a spirited Nepali village girl on her pursuit to being a world-recognised mountain runner. Filmed in Hong Kong, Nepal and Australia, the film Mira Rai follows the journey of Mira Rai in the face of adversity to compete against the worlds best mountain runners.
The description on its YouTube post reads “Growing up in a remote mountain village in Nepal, Mira always dreamed of being successful in sport despite all the challenges that she & other Nepali girls face. Running away from home at 14 years old, Mira joined the Maoist army until as a young adult, she traveled the long distance to Kathmandu to try her luck. Out of money, she was about to return home to her village, when by chance on a morning run, she meets another runner who tells her about a long distance running race in the local hills. She wins it and soon begins to realise her tough mountain village upbringing has prepared her perfectly for this sport.”
Here’s the trailer for what is going to be one heartwarming film.