PG | | Drama
After the death of Lama Dorje, Tibetan Buddhist monks find three children - one American and two Nepalese - who may be the rebirth of their great teacher.
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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