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PG-13| 2 hr. 14 min.

Plot Summary
In 1937, a two-and-a-half year old boy from a simple family in Tibet was recognized as the 14th reincarnation of the Buddha of Compassion, and destined to become the spiritual and political leader of his people. Director Martin Scorsese brings to the screen the true story of the Dalai Lama. Told through the eyes of His Holiness, "Kundun" brings to life the account of the Dalai Lama's early life, from childhood through the Chinese invasion of Tibet and his journey into exile.

Cast: Tenzin Thuthob Tsarong , Gyurme Tethong , Tulku Jamyang Kunga Tenzin , Tenzin Yeshi Paichang , Tencho Gyalpo , Tsewang Migyur Khangsar , Sonam Phuntsok , Gyatso Lukhang

Director: Martin Scorsese

Genres: Drama

Distributor: Touchstone Pictures

Kundun (1997)

Release Date: December 6th, 1997|2 hr. 14 min.

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  • 75
    Peter Stack San Francisco Chronicle

    Stunning, odd, glorious, calm and sensationally absorbing. show more

  • 75
    Mike Clark USA Today

    Stately but static. [23 December 1997, p.3D] show more

  • 100
    Jami Bernard New York Daily News

    Brilliant. [24 December 1997, p. 24] show more

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