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In 1944, Harrer and Aufschnaiter escape the prison and cross into Tibet.
After being initially rejected by the isolated nation, they manage to travel in disguise to the Tibetan capital city of Lhasa.
Harrer is introduced to the 14th Dalai Lama, who is still a boy, and becomes one of his tutors.
During their time together, Heinrich becomes a close friend to the young spiritual leader.
In 1944, Harrer and Aufschnaiter escape the prison, and cross the border into Tibet, traversing the treacherous high plateau.
While in Tibet, after initially being ordered to return to India, they are welcomed at the holy city of Lhasa, and become absorbed into an unfamiliar way of life.
In the book, Harrer says nothing about any such remark.In the story, Austrians Heinrich Harrer (Pitt) and Peter Aufschnaiter (Thewlis) are mountaineering in British India in an area that is now Gilgit-Baltistan in Pakistan.When World War II begins in 1939, their German citizenship results in their imprisonment by the British in a POW camp in Dehradun in the Himalayan foothills, in the present-day Indian state of Uttarakhand.There, they become the house guests of Tibetan diplomat Kungo Tsarong (Mako).The Tibetan senior official Ngawang Jigme (Wong) also extends friendship to the two foreigners with gifts of custom-made Western suits.
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Meanwhile, political relations with China sour as they make plans to invade Tibet.