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Kung Fu Yoga, 1h47
Directed by Stanley Tong
Origin Chine
Genres Comedy, Action, Adventure
Themes Films about Tibet
Actors Jackie Chan, Katrina Kaif, Riya Sen, Jackie Shroff, Ileana D'Cruz, Sonu Sood

Jack, un professeur d'archéologie renommé du musée de l'armée de terre cuite de Xi'an, s'associe à la jeune professeur indienne Ashmita de l'Institut national des musées du Rajasthan pour rechercher le trésor perdu du Magadha au Tibet. Leur équipe découvre le trésor sous un lac gelé grâce aux moyens modernes. Ils sont cependant interrompus par un groupe de mercenaires dirigé par Randall qui leur vole le trésor et les laisse enfermer. Dans la confusion, Jones - un membre de l'équipe de Jack qui est plus un chasseur de trésor qu'un archéologue - s'enfuit avec un diamant. Jack et Ashmita parviennent finalement à s'échapper de la caverne glacée.
The Bucket List, 1h37
Directed by Rob Reiner
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Comedy, Comedy-drama, Adventure
Themes Films set in Africa, Medical-themed films, Films about Tibet, Transport films, Films about cancer, Road movies, Buddy films
Actors Jack Nicholson, Morgan Freeman, Sean Hayes, Rob Morrow, Beverly Todd, Alfonso Freeman

Blue-collar mechanic Carter Chambers (Freeman) and billionaire hospital magnate Edward Cole (Nicholson) meet for the first time in the hospital after both have been diagnosed with terminal lung cancer. Although Edward is reluctant to share a room with Carter, complaining that he "looks half-dead already", they become friends as they undergo their respective treatments.
Seven Years in Tibet, 2h16
Directed by Jean-Jacques Annaud
Origin France
Genres Drama, War, Biography, Action, Adventure, Historical
Themes Films about writers, Films about religion, Films about Tibet, Films about Buddhism
Actors Brad Pitt, David Thewlis, B.D. Wong, Mako Iwamatsu, Danny Denzongpa, Victor Wong

Austrian mountaineers Heinrich Harrer (Pitt) and Peter Aufschnaiter (Thewlis) are part of a team attempting to summit Nanga Parbat in British India (present-day Pakistan). When World War II begins in 1939, they are arrested by British Indian authorities and imprisoned in a POW camp in Dehradun in the Himalayan foothills, in the present-day Indian state of Uttarakhand. Harrer's pregnant wife, Ingrid, sends him divorce papers from Austria.
The Golden Child, 1h35
Directed by Michael Ritchie
Origin USA
Genres Fantastic, Comedy, Fantasy, Action, Adventure
Themes Films about religion, Films about Tibet, Films about Buddhism
Actors Eddie Murphy, Charles Dance, Charlotte Lewis, Victor Wong, James Hong, Pons Maar

In a temple in an unknown location in northeastern Nepal, a young boy with mystical abilities — the Golden Child — receives badges of station and demonstrates his power to the monks of the temple by reviving a dead eastern rosella, which becomes a constant companion. However, a band of villains led by a mysterious man, Sardo Numspa (Charles Dance), breaks into the hidden temple, slaughters the monks and abducts the boy.
Sky Captain and the World of Tomorrow, 1h46
Directed by Kerry Conran
Origin USA
Genres Science fiction, Thriller, Action, Adventure
Themes Films about Tibet, Transport films, Aviation films, Superhero films, Steampunk films, Alternate history films, Robot films
Actors Gwyneth Paltrow, Angelina Jolie, Jude Law, Laurence Olivier, Giovanni Ribisi, Michael Gambon

In a technologically advanced 1939, the zeppelin Hindenburg III arrives in New York City, mooring atop the Empire State Building. Aboard the airship is Dr. Jorge Vargas (Julian Curry), a scientist who arranges for a package containing two vials to be delivered to Dr. Walter Jennings (Trevor Baxter). Moments later, as the courier looks back while leaving with the vials, Dr. Vargas is nowhere to be seen.
Returner
Returner (2002)
, 1h56
Directed by Takashi Yamazaki
Origin Japon
Genres Science fiction, Action, Adventure
Themes Seafaring films, Post-apocalyptic films, Films about religion, Films about Tibet, Transport films, Time travel films, Films set in the future, Political films, Dystopian films, Gangster films, Films about extraterrestrial life, Disaster films
Actors Takeshi Kaneshiro, Anne Suzuki, Kirin Kiki, Chiharu Kawai, Mitsu Murata (村田 充), Shugo Oshinari

Milly (Anne Suzuki) is a soldier from 2084, where humanity is on the verge of extinction because of the "Daggra", an alien race. In mankind's final stronghold in Tibet, Milly leaps into a newly built time portal just before the fortress is overrun. The portal sends her to 2002, where her mission is to kill the first Daggra, who faked a crash landing, and stop him from signaling his invasion fleet.
Kundun
Kundun (1997)
, 2h14
Directed by Martin Scorsese
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Biography, Historical
Themes Films about writers, Films about children, Films about religion, Films about Tibet, Films about Buddhism
Actors Tenzin Thuthob Tsarong

The film has a straightforward chronology with events spanning from 1937 to 1959; the setting is Tibet, except for brief sequences in China and India. It begins with the search for the 14th mindstream emanation of the Dalai Lama. After a vision by Reting Rinpoche (the regent of Tibet) several lamas disguised as servants discover a promising candidate: a child born to a farming family in the province of Amdo, near the Chinese border.
Little Buddha, 2h3
Directed by Bernardo Bertolucci
Origin Italie
Genres Drama, Historical
Themes Films about religion, Films about Tibet, Films about Buddhism
Actors Keanu Reeves, Bridget Fonda, Chris Isaak, Jo Champa, Bhisham Sahni, Anupam Shyam Saikia

Tibetan Buddhist monks from a monastery in Bhutan, led by Lama Norbu (Ruocheng Ying), are searching for a child who is the rebirth of a great Buddhist teacher, Lama Dorje (Geshe Tsultim Gyeltsen). Lama Norbu and his fellow monks believe they have found a candidate for the child in whom Lama Dorje is reborn: an American boy named Jesse Conrad (Alex Wiesendanger), the young son of an architect and a teacher who live in Seattle. The monks come to Seattle in order to meet the boy.
Tales of the Night, 1h24
Directed by Michel Ocelot
Origin France
Genres Fantasy, Animation
Themes Films set in Africa, Films about animals, Feminist films, Films about magic and magicians, Films about Tibet, Wolves in film, Werewolves in film, Political films, Children's films, Mise en scène d'un mammifère
Actors Jonathan Kite, Michel Elias, Olivier Claverie, Yves Barsacq, Fatoumata Diawara, Firmine Richard

A girl, a boy and an old cinema technician tell stories every night in a small theater. Before each story, the boy and the girl decide, in accordance with the old technician, they will play the characters in the story they will interpret, they also choose a time and a country as well as costumes through documentation the technician brings them, and make clothing and accessories with a computer-controlled machine. They then perform the story on stage.
Unmistaken Child, 1h42
Genres Documentary
Themes Films about religion, Films about Tibet, Documentary films about religion, Films about Buddhism

Octobre 2001. Au monastère de Kopan, au Népal, on procède à l'incinération du lama Geshe Konchog, révéré comme un maître spirituel par les bouddhistes tibétains. Au cours de la cérémonie, plusieurs signes - perles réchappées des flammes, trace dans les cendres... - indiquent qu'il n'aurait pas définitivement quitté ce monde. Son fidèle disciple Tenzin Zopa est bouleversé. À son chagrin s'ajoute le poids d'une lourde responsabilité. C'est à lui qu'incombe la mission de trouver l'enfant en qui son maître spirituel s'est réincarné.
Lost Horizon, 2h12
Directed by Frank Capra, Andrew Marton
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Science fiction, Fantastic, Fantasy, Action, Adventure, Romance
Themes Films about Tibet, Political films
Actors Ronald Colman, Jane Wyatt, Sam Jaffe, John Howard, H. B. Warner, Edward Everett Horton

Before returning to England to become the new Foreign Secretary, writer, soldier and diplomat Robert Conway (Ronald Colman) has one last task in 1935 China: to rescue 90 Westerners in the city of Baskul. He flies out with the last few evacuees, just ahead of armed revolutionaries.
Milarepa
Milarepa (1974)
, 1h48
Directed by Liliana Cavani
Origin Italie
Genres Drama
Themes Films about Tibet
Actors Lajos Balázsovits, Paolo Bonacelli, Marcella Michelangeli, George Wang

Le personnage principal, Léo, est un jeune tibétologue italien qui vient de terminer la traduction de la vie de Milarépa (Cavani avait lu le texte en traduction anglaise, qui n'avait toujours pas été faite en italien) et est impliqué dans un accident de voiture avec son professeur et son épouse. Dans la voiture détruite sur la route dans la campagne, Léo commence à raconter ce qu'il a fini de traduire. Le film se déplace ensuite vers le Tibet délibérément irréaliste et hors du temps, dans lequel la vie de Milarépa est jouée par les mêmes acteurs jouant Léo, le professeur et sa femme. Ce n'est qu'à la fin du film, la scène de retour à la voiture qui s'est écrasée que les acteurs reprennent leur rôle « occidental ».
The Saltmen of Tibet, 1h48
Directed by Ulrike Koch
Origin Suisse
Genres Documentary
Themes Films about religion, Films about Tibet, Documentary films about religion, Films about Buddhism

Le film commence avec l'épopée du roi Gesar chantée par Yumen, une célèbre bardesse tibétaine née en 1957 dans le Kham.