The Story of the Weeping Camel Movie Poster
  • Saturday, September 6, 2003
  • PG, 1 hr 30 min
  • Documentary

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The adventures of a family of herders who face a crisis when a mother camel rejects her newborn calf after a particularly difficult birth. Without its mother's milk, the little camel will not survive so, in accordance with an ancient ritual, a musician is summoned from a far-off village to perform a ceremony that is meant to coax the mother into nursing her baby. Apart from reuniting parent with child, legend has it that the ritual has the miraculous side effect of causing the mother to weep.