Inspired by a popular folk tale ‘The monkey’s paw’, ‘Kagbeni’ is a movie about desires and the extremities of desire. The art movie also saw commercial success and was featured in various film festivals. The movie directed by Bhushan Dahal was release in 2008. It shows the lifestyle of the people living in the high altitude areas in Nepal. In addition to the story, acting and film making, the natural beauty of the mountains are also beautifully captured in the movie.