The Filmaholic
12th September 1997
2h 16m
Jean-Jacques Annaud
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Seven Years in Tibet is a 1997 Adventure Drama film released on 12th September; Jean-Jacques Annaud directed the film which stars Brad Pitt, BD Wong and David Thewlis. It is a remake/reboot of the 1959 film Seven Years in Tibet. The film was a box office success, earning a profit of $61,457,682 on its budget.

Austrian mountaineer, Heinrich Harrer journeys to the Himalayas without his family to head an expedition in 1939. But when World War II breaks out, the arrogant Harrer falls into Allied forces' hands as a prisoner of war. He escapes with a fellow detainee and makes his way to Llaso, Tibet, where he meets the 14-year-old Dalai Lama, whose friendship ultimately transforms his outlook on life.

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2% 20-29
9% 30-39
2% 40-49
4% 60-69
82% Unknown

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67% Female
33% Male

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