- "A rare treasure trove of amazing colour footage, preserved and restored by the BFI, reveals the story of the Dalai Lama and his secret Himalayan kingdom in a way never told before. An exclusive interview with the Dalai lama, focussing on his early life and childhood is intercut with colour archive film from the 1930s, 1940s, and 1950s as well as revealing interviews with ordinary Tibetan people who remember life before China sent in troops" (container).
- Title information from container.
DVD extras: 60-minute Worldwide TV version; footage of contemporary life in McLeod Ganj, Dharamsala (23 min.); colour archival footage of Tibetan flora and fauna (6 min.).
- Creation/Production Credits Note:
- Assistant producer Miriam Jones; executive producer Simon Ford; historical consultant Tsering Shakya; presented by Dan Cruickshank.
- Technical Details:
- DVD, region 2.
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