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Compassion in Exile: The Story of the 14th Dalai Lama

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COMPASSION IN EXILE is an intimate portrait of Tenzin Gyatso, His Holiness the 14th Dalai Lama of Tibet, who for over fifty years has waged a non-violent struggle for the plight of his people and their unique culture and religion. The Dalai Lama personally granted Mickey Lemle unprecedented access. Using historic and never-before-seen footage, and with an entrancing score by Philip Glass, his remarkable story is also told by the people closest to him.

  • Year
  • Runtime
    58 minutes
  • Language
    English, Tibetan
  • Country
    United States
  • Director
    Mickey Lemle
  • Screenwriter
    Mickey Lemle
  • Producer
    Mickey Lemle
  • Cast
    The Dalai Lama
  • Cinematographer
    Buddy Squires
  • Editor
    Spiros Lampros
  • Composer
    Philip Glass