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  • Seven Years in Tibet (1997)
  • PG-13
    136 min | Adventure, Biography, Drama
Seven Years in Tibet (1997)
PG-13
136 min | Adventure, Biography, Drama

Heinrich Harrer, an Austrian climber, breaks out of prison and travels to the holy city of Lhasa. He is employed as an instructor to the 14th Dalai Lama and soon becomes his close confidante.
Director
Jean-Jacques Annaud (directed by)
Writers
Heinrich Harrer (book) | Becky Johnston (screenplay)
Producers
Jean-Jacques Annaud (produced by) | Catherine Moulin | Iain Smith (produced by) | John H. Williams (produced by)
Composer
John Williams (music by)
Cinematographer
Casting Directors
Priscilla John (casting by) | Francine Maisler (casting by)
Production Designer
Hoang Thanh At (as At Hoang)
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Release date
Oct 10, 1997 (United States)

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Cast

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46 cast members
Name Known for
Brad Pitt
Heinrich Harrer Heinrich Harrer   See fewer
David Thewlis
Peter Aufschnaiter Peter Aufschnaiter   See fewer
BD Wong
Ngawang Jigme (as B.D. Wong) Ngawang Jigme (as B.D. Wong)   See fewer
Mako
Kungo Tsarong Kungo Tsarong   See fewer
Victor Wong
Chinese 'Amban' Chinese 'Amban'   See fewer
Ingeborga Dapkunaite
Ingrid Harrer Ingrid Harrer   See fewer
Jamyang Jamtsho Wangchuk
Dalai Lama, 14 Years Old Dalai Lama, 14 Years Old   See fewer
Lhakpa Tsamchoe
Pema Lhaki Pema Lhaki   See fewer
Jetsun Pema
Great Mother Great Mother   See fewer
Sonam Wangchuk
Dalai Lama, 8 Years Old Dalai Lama, 8 Years Old   See fewer
Dorjee Tsering
Dalai Lama, 4 Years Old Dalai Lama, 4 Years Old   See fewer
Ric Young
General Chang Jing Wu General Chang Jing Wu   See fewer
Ngawang Chojor
Lord Chamberlain (as Ven. Ngawang Chojor) Lord Chamberlain (as Ven. Ngawang Chojor)   See fewer
Duncan Fraser
British Officer British Officer   See fewer
Benedick Blythe
Nazi Official Nazi Official   See fewer
Tom Raudaschl
Lutz Chicken Lutz Chicken   See fewer
Wolfgang Tonninger
Hans Lobenhoffer Hans Lobenhoffer   See fewer
Samdup Dhargyal
The Garpon The Garpon   See fewer
Chemchok
Garpon's Agent Garpon's Agent   See fewer
Tenzin Jangchub
Declaration Monk Official (as Ven. Tenzin Jangschub) Declaration Monk Official (as Ven. Tenzin Jangschub)   See fewer
Angphurba Sherpa
Tibetan General (as Major Angphurba Sherpa) Tibetan General (as Major Angphurba Sherpa)   See fewer
Tsering Wangdue
Burly Guide Burly Guide   See fewer
Yama Ngudup Cheshatsang
Burly Guide Burly Guide   See fewer
Kalsang Dhundop Lungtok
Vendor Ice-Skates Vendor Ice-Skates   See fewer
Sonam Bidhartsang
Jacket Vendor Jacket Vendor   See fewer
Lama Champa Tsondu
Watch Vendor Watch Vendor   See fewer
Geshe Lobsang Nyma
Ling Rinpoche Ling Rinpoche   See fewer
Geshe Yeshi Tsultrim
Trijang Rinpoche Trijang Rinpoche   See fewer
Lama Champa Chandu
Dalai Lama's Room Attendant Dalai Lama's Room Attendant   See fewer
Pemba Norbu Sherpa
Young Sherpa Young Sherpa   See fewer
Karma Apo-Tsang
Messenger to Great Mother Messenger to Great Mother   See fewer
Ngawang Tenzingyatso
Jokhang Monk Official (as Ven. Ngawang Tenzin Gyatso) Jokhang Monk Official (as Ven. Ngawang Tenzin Gyatso)   See fewer
Choeden Tsering
Military Instructor Military Instructor   See fewer
Lama Jampa Lekshe
Monk Head of Security Monk Head of Security   See fewer
Lama Thupten Nugdup
Head of Security's Aide Head of Security's Aide   See fewer
Daniel Tedeschi
Marchese Marchese   See fewer
Gerardo Ebert
Horst Immerhof Horst Immerhof   See fewer
Sebastian Zevalia
Younger Rolf Harrer Younger Rolf Harrer   See fewer
Philipp Kriechbaum
Older Rolf Harrer Older Rolf Harrer   See fewer
Victor A. Haddox
Priest at Graz Train Station (uncredited) Priest at Graz Train Station (uncredited)   See fewer
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