PG-13 | | Adventure, Biography, Drama
True story of Heinrich Harrer, an Austrian mountain climber who became friends with the Dalai Lama at the time of China's takeover of Tibet.
The Tibetan city of Lhasa was recreated within the Andean foothills of Argentina.
Why must you be this way? Why, why is there always a problem? It's a good question. Do you want to go home? Do you want to turn around?
Ingrid Harrer: Yes.
Heinrich Harrer: Would that make... It's the Himalayas! How long have I been talking about the Himalayas? How long?
Some of the Ghurkas who arrest Harrer in 1939 carry Sten Guns which did not exist for another two years.
As the end credits roll, a view of the mountains of Tibet is seen.
English, German, Mandarin, Tibetan, Hindi
$10,066,508 (USA) (10 October 1997)
$37,901,509 (USA) (6 February 1998)
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