Kundun

A Biography of the Family of the Dalai Lama by Mary Craig

Publisher: Counterpoint

Written in English
Cover of: Kundun | Mary Craig
Published: Pages: 416 Downloads: 906
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Subjects:

  • Biography: general,
  • Buddhism,
  • Religious,
  • Biography & Autobiography,
  • Biography / Autobiography,
  • Biography/Autobiography,
  • Tibet,
  • Buddhism - General,
  • Biography & Autobiography / Religious,
  • Bstan-"dzin-rgya-mtsho,
  • Family,
  • Religion / General,
  • Religion-Buddhism - General,
  • Political
  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages416
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8707887M
    ISBN 101887178910
    ISBN 109781887178914
    OCLC/WorldCa40276978

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Get this from a library! Kundun. [Martin Scorsese; Barbara De Fina; Melissa Mathison; Cappa/De Fina Productions.; Touchstone Pictures.; Touchstone Home Video (Firm); Buena Vista Home Entertainment (Firm);] -- In a remote area of Tibet a two-year-old child is identified as the Dalai Lama. The story follows him into adulthood where he tries to rule his nation at one of the most challenging times. Kundun (DVD): The incredible true story of one of the world's most fascinating leaders, Tibet's fourteenth Dalai Lama, and his daring struggle to rule a nation at one of the most challenging times in its history. Chronicles the life of the young Dalai Lama as he matures in both age and learning. An illustration of an open book. Books. An illustration of two cells of a film strip. Video. An illustration of an audio speaker. Audio. An illustration of a " floppy disk. Software An illustration of two photographs. Kundun Item Preview remove-circle Share or Embed This Item. "Kundun" provides Lin with his first leading role in a motion picture. He has appeared in "Flirting with Disaster" and "Eraser" and several episodes of "New York Undercover" for Universal TV. On stage his performance in "The Preacher and the Rapper" was noted by the New York Times and in collaboration with an American playwright he has written.

Kundun is a American epic biographical film written by Melissa Mathison and directed by Martin Scorsese. It is based on the life and writings of Tenzin Gyatso, the 14th Dalai Lama, the exiled political and spiritual leader of Tibet. Tenzin Thuthob Tsarong, a grandnephew of the Dalai Lama, stars as the adult Dalai Lama, while Tencho Gyalpo, a niece of the Dalai Lama, appears as the Dalai.   Many of Martin Scorsese’s films involve what he calls “eye for an eye” characters—gangsters, prizefighters, street gangs, and the like. And yet, in he directed Kundun, an autobiography of Tenzin Gyatso, the 14th Dalai Lama, whose philosophy and conduct of life is about as far removed from violence and retribution as it could possibly.

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Kundun book is a American epic biographical film written by Melissa Mathison and directed by Martin is based on the Kundun book and writings of Tenzin Gyatso, the 14th Dalai Lama, the exiled political and spiritual leader of Thuthob Tsarong, a grandnephew of the Dalai Lama, stars as the adult Dalai Lama, while Tencho Gyalpo, a niece of the Dalai Lama, appears Kundun book the Dalai Music by: Philip Glass.

Kundun book. Read 10 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. Here is the story of Tibet as told by its remarkable first family--a story o /5. Martin Scorsese’s historical religious drama Kundun () is a testament to Scorsese’s faith and appreciation for cultures not his own.

Kundun fits nicely in between Scorsese’s other faith epics The Last Temptation of Christ and Silence as they are all methodical and spiritual in nature/5().

Kundun is a story of reincarnation, coronation, heartbreaking exile, and finally, the tenacious efforts of a holy man to save a nation and its people. This is the first work to focus on the Dalai Lamas family--his parents, four brothers, and two sisters.

Particularly compelling are Mary Craigs portraits of the Dalai Lamas Kundun book, who have Cited by: 3. Books, Toys, Games and much more. While Kundun should be appreciated for the breathtaking cinematography by Roger Deakins, the beautiful, painterly compositions created by Scorsese, and the reverent tone Mathison brings to the screenplay, Brand: Kl Studio Classics.

"Kundun" is structured as the life of the 14th Dalai Lama, but he is simply a vessel for a larger life or spirit, continuing through centuries.

That is the film's strength, and its curse. It provides a deep spirituality, but denies the Dalai Lama humanity; he is permitted certain little human touches, but is. Kundun brings new warmth and insight to one of the centurys most heartrending stories, the epic of a people wrenched from their land by force and stubbornly fighting for survival.

From the Back Cover This book opens in with the death of the thirteenth Dalai Lama and the frantic effort among Tibetan authorities to find his s: 2. First, let me explain that I absolutely love the film Kundun.

I beleive it is a true work of art/ labor of love that didn't receive the recognition it so much deserves.

Let me skip to the big point-- the last 10 minutes of this film is a near perfect blend of music that is spot- on for the subject matter, which is enlightenment/5(26). For the second of 's dueling Buddhist epics (the other being Seven Days in Tibet, scored by John Williams), director Martin Scorsese made a wise--if commercially challenging--choice in tapping noted minimalist composer Philip Glass to score (who's previously scored the avant garde documentary Koyaanisqatsi trilogy, Mishima, and the strange Candyman horror series /5(24).

KUNDUN is a story of reincarnation, coronation, heartbreaking exile, and the tenacious efforts of a holy man to save a nation and its people. This is mainly the story of the Dalai Lama's family, parents, four brothers, two sisters, who have worked tirelessly on behalf of their country and to help Pages: The Tibetans refer to the Dalai Lama as 'Kundun', which means 'The Presence'.

He was forced to escape from his native home, Tibet, when communist China invaded and enforced an oppressive regime upon the peaceful nation of Tibet.

The Dalai Lama escaped to India in and has been living in exile in Dharamsala ever since. Kundun by Craig, Mary and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at   This accessible book will help you open your heart, refrain from doing harm, and maintain mental tranquility.

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My eyes were entranced by the beauty of the film, its wonderful cinematography, costumes, rituals and pageants/5(). Read Kundun Ebook OnlineRead Book PDF Online Here ?book=Read Kundun Ebook Online. The Tibetans refer to the Dalai Lama as 'Kundun', which means 'The Presence'.

He was forced to escape from his native home, Tibet, when communist China invaded and enforced an oppressive regime upon the peaceful nation. The Dalai Lama escaped to India in and has been living in exile in Dharamsala ever since.

Books. Books See all Books. Book Reviews Kundun is at once spectacular and inert—a mosaic impersonating a movie. As the story progresses from the ’30s through the ’50s, with the Dalai.

Detailed plot synopsis reviews of Kundun The film opens with the search for the 14th incarnation of the Dalai Lama. After a vision of Reting, the regent of Tibet, a number of lamas disguised as servants find a candidate who shows promise: a child born to farmers in the countryside.

Kundun. 94 likes. Movie. Facebook is showing information to help you better understand the purpose of a Page. Its title "Kundun" is the title of respect used in addressing the Dalai Lama, on a parallel with "Christ" which means "the annointed one" and was applied early on by Christians to their leader.

"Kundun" shows us how a Dalai Lama is sought and discovered, and we watch young Tenzin Gyatso go from a two-year-old toddler through the training and. The construction of Shanghai Disneyland became a highly publicized part of Disney attempting to “undo the damage” of Kundun, though Scorsese remains banned from the country to the present day, and Mathison remained banned until her death in Kundun was a box office bomb, unable to even scrape in a miserly $6 Million.

The blame for this. Craig's book is the story of China's invasion of Tibet and the exile of the 14th Dalai Lama. His Holiness, or Kundun (the Presence), and his family were forced to flee into India, leaving behind a.

I f you are an art film buff, or your doctor has told you that you simply must slow down, “Kundun” could be just the movie for you. Martin Scorsese’s latest offering is luminous with the beauty of its costumes and truly spectacular cinematography, and as slow as cold molasses, befitting its winter release.

The story begins in Tibet near the Chinese border where a little boy is. Kundun (DVD): The incredible true story of one of the world's most fascinating leaders, Tibet's fourteenth Dalai Lama, and his daring struggle to rule a nation at one of the most challenging times in its history.

Powerfully told, deeply spiritual and visually elegant, the film chronicles the life of the young Dalai Lama as he matures in both age and learning. Martin Scorsese's "Kundun" () details the 14th Dalai Lama coming into his own, from being discovered as a young boy and viewed as the reincarnation of 75%(61).

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New. From the moment he captured the film world's attention with Mean Streets (), a portrait of life at the fringes of the Mob, it was clear that a dazzling cinematic talent had arrived on the scene. With Robert DeNiro, one of the most talented young actors from this film, Scorsese went on to make some of the greatest American films of the postwar period, including Taxi Driver (), Raging.

In chronicling the life of the 14th Dalai Lama, Kundun defies conventional narrative in favor of an episodic approach, presenting a sequential flow of events from the life of the young leader of Buddhist Tibet.

From the moment he is recognized as the reincarnation of the 13th Dalai Lama in to his exile from Tibet in the wake of China's. Kundun. 19K likes. Kundun is a epic biographical film written by Melissa Mathison and directed by Martin Scorsese.

It is based on the life and.Freedom in Exile: The Autobiography of the Dalai Lama is the second autobiography of the 14th Dalai Lama, released in The Dalai Lama's first autobiography, My Land and My People, was published ina few years after he reestablished himself in India and before he became an international celebrity.

He regards both of the autobiographies as authentic and re-issued My Land and My People.Get this from a library! Kundun: a biography of the family of the Dalai Lama.

[Mary Craig] -- This book opens in with the death of the thirteenth Dalai Lama and the frantic effort among Tibetan authorities to find his reincarnation. In their search for a baby boy with the characteristic.