France 4 Visionary Award
Cannes Film Festival
Grand Prize Critics Week ~ Fipresci Award
Cannes Film Festival
A moving look at the transformative nature of travel, both on those hopping around the world...and those they encounter along the way.
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Gabriel and the Mountain

Before entering a prestigious American university, Gabriel Buchmann decided to travel the world for one year, his backpack full of dreams. After ten months on the road, he arrived in Kenya determined to discover the African continent. Then he reached the top of Mount Mulanje, Malawi, his final destination.

"More than a simple tribute or a fond remembrance, it is a remarkable and full-throated elegy, a work of art that is full of life." (A.O. Scott,
New York Times)

Played at

Royal, 6.15.18 - 6.28.18
Rated NR This film is subtitled This film is subtitled
Genre: Drama, Travel
Runtime: 131 min
Language: English, French, Portuguese

  • Winner, France 4 Visionary Award, Cannes Film Festival
  • Nominee, Grand Prize Critics Week ~ Fipresci Award, Cannes Film Festival
FEATURED REVIEW: Jay Weissberg, Variety
Watching “Gabriel and the Mountain” is like getting to know all sides of a friend’s character: You may discover more arrogance than expected, but the elements you always liked are reinforced. That was presumably Fellipe Barbosa’s goal when making this follow-u...