Hi guest, Register | Login | Contact Us
Welcome to Phayul.com - Our News Your Views
Fri 19, Dec 2014 01:41 AM (IST)
Search:     powered by Google
 MENU
Home
News
Photo News
Opinions
Statements &
Press Releases

Book Reviews
Movie Reviews
Interviews
Travels
Health
Obituaries
News Discussions
News Archives
Download photos from Tibet
 Latest Stories
US Congress funds $ 3 Million for Tibetan exiles in India, Nepal
Tibetan exiles pray for latest self immolator
Tibetan college students complete course in Tibetan language, Buddhist studies
Breaking: Tibetan dies after setting self on fire
Exile Tibetan Parliamentarians call upon Indian lawmakers, revive All Party Indian Parliamentary Forum for Tibet
Tibetan youth beaten to death in Golog
Tibetan man sentenced for denouncing contoversial deity
Sad not meeting the Pope: Dalai Lama
Village leader killed in Driru, 107 nuns expelled in Phenbo
Tibetan MPs visit Taiwan, meet Taiwanese lawmakers
 Latest Photo News
View from the audience during the first day of His Holiness the Dalai Lama's three day teaching at the request of a group from Russia in New Delhi, India, December 17, 2014. OHHDL Photo: Tenzin Choejor
A Tibetan man carrying a placard at a protest in the backdrop of G20 Summit in Brisbane, Australia. The campaign is carried out jointly by the Australian Tibet Council and Students for a Free Tibet. 15/11/14 Photo:SFT
A gigantic banner released by Tibet activists near the iconic Story Bridge in presence of mediapersons in Brisbane, Australia, where 20 world leaders will meet for G20 summit.  Nov. 14, 2014
more photos »
Advertisement
3D animated docu-fiction of Dalai Lama soon: update
Phayul[Wednesday, June 02, 2010 13:24]

Dharamsala, June 2: Lotus Productions and Berlin-based Integral Films will co-produce a 3D animated docu-fiction on the Dalai Lama that French director Jan Kounen will helm, according to a report by Indiantelivision.com.

Photo: Mario Tama/Getty Images
Photo: Mario Tama/Getty Images
Initially titled The Secret History of the Dalai Lamas, the film has now been titled The Last Call. The film, based on a script by Jean-Claude Carriere, will be co-directed by Kounen and Anne Paris.

The Last Call will focus on Tibetan culture and the history of the Dalai Lama all the way from 14th century, including the key moments in Tibet’s history. It will feature real documentary footage and dramatised re-enactments involving the earlier incarnations with excerpts from an interview with the current Dalai Lama.

“The flm will look at the lives of all the Dalai Lamas, and the philosophy espoused by them,” Manuel Collas de La Roche, a paris-based producer of the proposed film and a former Tibetan Buddhist monk, earlier told Deccan Herald.

According to earlier media reports, the filmmakers will will also try to get Sharon Stone, the actress who practices Tibetan Buddhism. Apparently, she will act as a narrator, while another practicing Buddhist Richard Gere is also likely to be a part of the film.

And the filmmakers were also said to be planning to rope the father-son duo of Amitabh Bachchan and Abhishek Bachchan to star in the film.

The $4.9 million film is slated for shooting in October and November this year.

The shooting of the film were earlier scheduled to take place in places like Ladakh, Himachal Pradesh and in some other parts of the Indian subcontinent.

The filmmakers have now decided to shoot the film in Morocco and not in Ladakh, Roche told Phayul.

He also confirmed that Sharon Stone and Amitabh Bachchan will not be involved in the film.
Print Send Bookmark and Share
  Readers' Comments »
Be the first to comment on this article

 Other Stories
Man kills 3 judges, himself in China court
Surveillance in Lhasa Hotels
3D animated docu-fiction of Dalai Lama soon: update
China sets Tibetan writer free, exiles fear poor health
Advertisement
Advertisement
Photo Galleries
Advertisement
Phayul.com does not endorse the advertisements placed on the site. It does not have any control over the google ads. Please send the URL of the ads if found objectionable to editor@phayul.com
Copyright © 2004-2014 Phayul.com   feedback | advertise | contact us
Powered by Lateng Online
Advertisement