Buena Vista Pictures | Release Date: December 25, 1997
Summary: Martin Scorsese directs the incredible true story of one of the world's most fascinating leaders -- Tibet's Dali Lama and his daring struggle to rule a nation at one of the most challenging times in its history. (BV Entertainment)


Runtime: 134 min
Rating: Rated PG-13 for violent images.
Production: Touchstone Pictures
Genres: Biography, Drama, History, War
Country: USA
Languages: English, Mandarin, Tibetan
Home Release Date: May 6, 2003
Director Credit
Martin Scorsese Director
Writer Credit
Melissa Mathison Written By
Principal Cast Credit
Gyurme Tethong Dalai Lama (Age 12)
Tenzin Thuthob Tsarong Dalai Lama (Adult)
Cast Credit
Geshi Yeshi Gyatso Lama Of Sera
Gyatso Lukhang Lord Chamberlain
Jigme Tsarong Taktra Rimpoche
Lobsang Samten Master Of The Kitchen
Losang Gyatso The Messenger
Sonam Phuntsok Reting Rimpoche
Tencho Gyalpo Mother
Tenzin Lodoe Takster
Tenzin Topjar Lobsang (5-10)
Tenzin Trinley Ling Rimpoche
Tenzin Yeshi Paichang Dalai Lama (Aged 2)
Tsewang Migyur Khangsar Father
Tulku Jamyang Kunga Tenzin Dalai Lama (Age 5)
Producer Credit
Barbara De Fina Producer
Jeanne Stack Producer: Canada
Laura Fattori Executive Producer
Melissa Mathison Co-Producer
Perry Santos Associate Producer
Scott Harris Associate Producer