Heinrich Harrer sets out with friend Peter Aufschnaiter to climb one of the highest peaks in the Himalayas. He experiences an emotional awakening on his journey but then is interned in a British prisoner-of-war camp. A two year trek follows his escape and he then enters a land few westerners have visited. Here he befriends the fourteenth Dalai Llama and spends the next seven years teaching, filming and photographing the mysterious country of Tibet. A true story based on the best selling book by Heinrich Harrer.
Release Date: 27 March 2006
Certificate: U - Universal - Suitable for all
Running Time: 76 minutes
Main Language: English