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Seven Years In Tibet

(1997)

Rated PG-13 for some violent sequences.

PG-13 In Theaters 10/8/1997 , 139min.
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Salon.com
The bad news is that Pitt, despite this film's high-minded intentions (there are Yo-Yo Ma cello solos on the soundtrack, and China expert Orville Schell acted as an advisor during the shoot), or more likely because of them, finds himself trapped in a long, earnest movie that fails to ever feel very alive. Full Review
Derek Elley
Variety
Despite some magnificent widescreen lensing, faultless ethnographic detail and a timely sympathy for the plight of the Tibetan people, director Jean-Jacques Annaud's true-life tale about a self-obsessed Austrian mountaineer who learns selflessness in the Himalayas too rarely delivers at a simple emotional level. Full Review
Desson Thomson
Washington Post
An overextended, episodic disappointment. Full Review
Edward Guthmann
San Francisco Chronicle
Pitt isn't a bad actor, but he's way out of his depth and never disappears into the character -- a selfish rogue who gets a jolt of enlightenment at the feet of the Dalai Lama -- the way a superior actor like Daniel Day-Lewis might have. Full Review
Elvis Mitchell
The New York Times
Beyond his struggles with an unwieldy accent and the screenplay's hokum, Mr. Pitt gives a sincere if labored performance enhanced by a sense of genuine struggle. Full Review

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