Rent When the Dragon Swallowed the Sun (2010)

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1h 49min
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Synopsis:
Why hasn't Tibet been freed? Who is keeping the movement from going forward? From director Dirk Simon, 'When the Dragon Swallowed the Sun' is a ground-breaking documentary that examines these questions in a quest to understand why the world is still dealing with unsettled issues like the Tibetan cause and what can really be done to eradicate them. Seven years in the making, 'When the Dragon Swallowed the Sun' is the first inside look at the Tibetan movement to free Tibet from Chinese occupation, its internal conflicts and contradictions.
The combination of footage from India, China, Tibet and the US along with a prologue narrated by Dennis Haysbert and an original soundtrack by Philip Glass, Thom Yorke and Damien Rice make this the first film that presents the complexity of the struggle with such emotional impact. The film features Richard Gere, Archbishop Desmond Tutu, the 14th Dalai Lama, the newly crowned 18th descendant of the Great Religious Kings of Tibet, some of the most prominent Chinese contemporary artists, and all the key figures of the exiled Tibetan freedom movement and their followers.
Actors:
Youdon Aukatsang, Bhusang, Tenzin Choeying, Tenzin Chogkyi, , Thupten Dhargyal, Tenzin Dorjee, , Kalsang Phuntsok Gordukpa, Lodi G. Gyari, , Shihan Hussaini, Jhamchoe, Lhakpa Kyizom, Namgyal Wangchuk Lhagyari Trichen, Jamyang Norbu, Tenzin Nyendak, Sheng Qi, Wu Qi, Yu Qian
Directors:
Dirk Simon
Producers:
Dennis Haysbert, Vanessa Philippe, Dirk Simon
Narrated By:
Dennis Haysbert
Writers:
Dirk Simon
Studio:
Arrow Films
Genres:
Documentary
BBFC:
Release Date:
09/12/2013
Run Time:
109 minutes
Languages:
English
Subtitles:
None
DVD Regions:
Region 2
Formats:
Pal
Aspect Ratio:
Widescreen 1.78:1 / 16:9
Colour:
Colour

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