THE ODD MONK is a personal journey through modern-day Buddhism. The film follows German first-time filmmaker Jesco Puluj through Europe, Asia and Africa for six months as he meets a variety of monks and nuns in order to discover the essence of Buddhism. In the process, Jesco is confronted by his own prejudices and expectations.
ATTENDING FILMMAKER: Jesco Puluj, Director
2019 / Germany / 83 mins
Jesco Puluj, Director
Jesco Puluj was born 32 years ago in Munich, Germany. After studying film in London and Berlin he has now completed his first feature-length documentary, which he filmed as a one-man crew in Asia, Africa and Europe.