Photographs from De long en large Ladakh by Jean Mansion - Édition Findakly. Copyright Lise Mansion
Filmed in Nepal, this documentary investigates the myth, legends and testimonies of the Sherpas about the yeti. There is a file at the Museum of Natural History in Paris on which "unknown species" is inscribed. This file contains a simple hair that arrived from Nepal several decades ago. It is a hair of yeti! So the question arises: did the yeti really exist or is it simply a legend? Like Karen Blixen, I could say: "I used to have a house in Nepal. It so happens that I still have it and having lived in that country for years, I have been able to take a close interest in this mystery. I will take you to one of the most fabulous settings on our planet, the Himalayas, to search with me for traces, stories and sometimes testimonies about this mythical animal. It is a whole spiritual universe that opens up to the imagination of the Sherpas. The frontier between the real and the unreal becomes tangible... "