Kundun (1997) movie
Kundun (1997) movie
     

Kundun 1997

GENRES: biography, drama, history, war SUBGENRES: historical epic, religious epic, hagiography
DIRECTOR: Martin Scorsese STARRING: Tenzin Thuthob Tsarong, Gyurme Tethong, Tulku Jamyang Kunga Tenzin
AWARDS: Nominated for 4 Oscars COUNTRY: USA, Monaco RUNTIME: 134 minutes RATED: PG-13
From childhood to adulthood, Tibet's fourteenth Dalai Lama deals with Chinese oppression and other problems.

Synopsis

The Tibetans refer to the Dalai Lama as 'Kundun', which means 'The Presence'. He was forced to escape from his native home, Tibet, when communist China invaded and enforced an oppressive regime upon the peaceful nation. The Dalai Lama escaped to India in 1959 and has been living in exile in Dharamsala ever since.

Movie data

Nominated for 4 Oscars

RELEASED:
1998.01.16
RUNTIME:
134 minutes
COUNTRY:
USA, Monaco
REVENUE:
$ 5,684,789 > (BUDGET: $ 28,000,000)

Starring of Kundun

Tenzin Thuthob Tsarong, Gyurme Tethong, Tulku Jamyang Kunga Tenzin

Genres

Historical Epic, Religious Epic, Hagiography

GENRES:
ATTRIBUTE:
high artistic quality, high production values
FLAGS:
adult situations, violence
MPAA RATING:
PG-13

Crew

Directed by Martin Scorsese

DIRECTOR:
WRITER:
Melissa Mathison

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