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Release Date: October 8th, 1997

DVD Release Date: April 7th, 1998

PG-13|2 hr 16 min

Plot Summary
An egocentric Austrian mountaineer (Brad Pitt) gradually learns selflessness from the young Dalai Lama.

Cast: Brad Pitt, David Thewlis, BD Wong, Mako , Danny Denzongpa, Victor Wong, Ingeborga Dapkunayte, Jamyang Jamtsho Wangchuk

Director: Jean-Jacques Annaud

Genres: Drama

Production Co: TriStar Pictures, Mandalay Pictures

Distributors: TriStar Pictures, Sony Pictures Entertainment

Keywords: Emotional, Growing up, 1930s

Ratings & Reviews

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  • The movie is a star vehicle at heart, aimed more at marketing Pitt's popularity than probing complexities of empire-building and cultural clash that trouble the Tibetan region to this day. show more

  • Seven Years in Tibet is an ambitious and beautiful movie with much to interest the patient viewer, but it makes the common mistake of many films about travelers and explorers: It is more concerned with their adventures than with what they discover. show more

  • Seven Years in Tibet, however flawed, has feeling and purpose. It bears witness. show more

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Nominated Best Original Score - Motion Picture