Plot Summary for
Seven Years in Tibet (1997)
Heinrich Harrer is an Austrian national and a Nazi sympathizer. He leaves
Austria in 1939 to climb a mountain in the Himalayas. Through a series of circumstances
(including POW camp), he and fellow climber Peter Aufschnaiter become the only two
foreigners in the Tibetan Holy City of Lhasa. There, Heinrich's life changes forever as he
becomes a close confidant to the Dalai Lama.