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Seven years in Tibet
Publication Information:
Burbank, CA : Columbia TriStar Home Video, c1998.
Physical Description:
1 videocassette (ca. 136 min.) : sd., col. ; 1/2 in.
System Details:
VHS; hi-fi stereo, Dolby surround.
Target Audience:
MPAA rating: PG-13.
Language Note:
Closed captioned for the hearing impaired.
General Note:
Based on the book by Henrich Harrer.

Originally released as a motion picture in 1997.

Reformatted to fit TV screen.
Heinrich Harrer is an Austrian national and a Nazi sympathizer. He leaves Austria in 1939 to climb a mountain in the Himalayas. Through a series of circumstances (including POW camp), he and fellow climber Peter Aufschnaiter become the only two foreigners in the Tibetan holy city of Lhasa. There, Heinrich's life changes forever as he becomes a close confidant to the young Dalai Lama.