Seven Years in Tibet 

| 1997 | English

The story is a true account of how Heinrich Harrer, a former Nazi SS member, became something of a tutor to the current Dalai Lama, and learned as much about himself in the process as the Dalai Lama learned from him. A strong friendship developed between the two that would last the rest of their lives. This happens in the backdrop of China's takeover of Tibet.

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Heinrich's expedition in the Nanga Parbat mountains in India is shot in the icy mountains of Aconcagua in Argentina in South America
After the escape from prison, Heinrich and his friends keep wandering in the Tibetan Himalayas. Since the Chinese government did not give permission for the movie to be shot in Tib ...
Aufschnitter and Heinrich settling down slowly in Lhasa in Tibet. Since the movie was banned from shooting in Tibet, the small town of Uspallata in the Mendoza region of Argentina, ...
The Dalai Lama and Heinrich would meet for exchanges of knowledge at the Potala Palace in Lhasa which is the abode of the Dalai Lama
Heinrich served as a tutor of sorts to the Dalai Lama and taught him many things on Geography, English, Science etc. Here they are both engaged in an interesting conversation about ...
Heinrich meets Dalai Lama at the Potala Palace in Lhasa, Tibet. The Dalai Lama summons Heinrich to build a movie theatre beside the Potala Palace
The native land in Lhasa was filled with yaks and people. Since the filming happened in Uspallata in Argentina, though the landscape looked like Lhasa, there were no yaks in South  ...
One final look at the Potala Palace, Lhasa, Tibet
The natives waiting for the Dalai Lama at the Jokhang Temple in Lhasa, Tibet