PG | | Drama
Lama Norbu comes to Seattle in search of the reincarnation of his dead teacher, Lama Dorje. His search leads him to young Jesse Conrad, Raju, a waif from Kathmandu, and an upper class ... See full summary »
For the scene in the forest with the ascetics, where Siddartha becomes emaciated from lack of food, Keanu Reeves went on a crash diet of oranges and water.
Once upon a time, in a village in ancient India, there was a little goat and a priest. The priest wanted to sacrifice the goat to the gods. He raised him arm to cut the goat's throat, when suddenly the goat began to laugh. The priest stopped, amazed...
When Raju is playing with the Game Boy you can hear music from Tetris, but it's actually not turned on at all.
(Opening disclaimer) This film is inspired by the true life stories of several children and their extraordinary voyage of discovery.
$873,983 (USA) (27 May 1994)
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