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Seven Years in Tibet

Seven Years in Tibet(1997)

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Brief Synopsis

In the autumn of 1939, Heinrich Harrer, the famous Austrian mountaineer, and his countryman Peter Aufschnaiter, set out to climb Nanga Parbat, one of the highest peaks in the Himalayas. The self-centered Harrer, whose sole pre-occupation was the achievement of fame and glory, would experience an emotional awakening on his fantastic journey that would take him from the heights of conquests to the depths of internment in a British prisoner-of-war camp, then from escape and a harrowing two-year trek through the Himalayas to the mysterious Tibetan city of Lhasa. As a stranger in a strange land where few westerners have ever visited, Harrer was befriended by the young Dalai Lama, and was asked to tutor the religious leader in English, geography and the ways of the Western world. He would eventually spend seven years in Tibet, during a period of tremendous political upheaval in that country, graced with friendship and the spiritual enlightenment of the young Dalai Lama.

Cast & Crew

Brad Pitt Heinrich Harrer
David Thewlis Peter Aufschnaiter
B.D. Wong Ngawang Jigme
Mako Kungo Tsarong
Victor Wong Chinese
Ingeborga Dapkunaite Ingrid Harrer
Jamyang Jamtsho Wangchuk Dalai Lama--14 Years-Old
Lhakpa Tsamchoe Pema Lhaki
Jetsun Pema Great Mother
Sonam Wangchuk Dalai Lama--8 Years-Old

Additional Details

MPAA Ratings:  PG-13 Premiere Info: 
Release Date:  1997 Production Date: 
Color/B&W:  Distributions Co:  TriStar Pictures
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Duration(mins):  Country:  United States (USA)

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  • Historical and Adventure

    Clara 2009-02-23

    This is an extremely good historical movie, filled with adventure. The background is the Himalayas and the story-line is attention-getting. MORE>