Tibet: Cry of Snow Lion

Documentaries can be informative, entertaining and provocative, but rare is the documentary that makes you feel so engaged (and enraged) that it prompts you to action somehow. Tibet: Cry of the Snow Lion is that kind of film.
Breathtaking... Impeccably made... A more concise and affecting summation of the Tibetan crisis would be hard to imagine.
- David Kehr, NEW YORK TIMES


Ten years in the making, this provocative documentary was filmed during a remarkable nine journeys throughout Tibet, India and Nepal. Tibet: Cry of the Snow Lion brings audiences to the long-forbidden "rooftop of the world" with an unprecedented richness of imagery... from rarely-seen rituals in remote monasteries, to horse races with Khamba warriors; from brothels and slums in the holy city of Lhasa, to magnificent Himalayan peaks still traveled by nomadic yak caravans. The dark secrets of Tibet's recent past are powerfully chronicled through riveting personal stories and interviews, and a collection of undercover and archival images never before assembled in one film. A definitive exploration of a legendary subject, Tibet: Cry of the Snow Lion is an epic story of courage and compassion.

Date de sortie

Langue originale: English
Genre: Documentary, World Cinema
Durée: 104 min.
Année: 2003


Martin Sheen
Un film de
Tom Peosay