PRINCE OF THE HIMALAYAS is an adaptation of William Shakespeare's Hamlet by acclaimed director Sherwood Hu. Set in ancient Tibet, under the shadows of the Himalayas, Prince Lhamoklodan returns home to find his uncle has taken the throne and married the queen, his mother, upon the mysterious death of his father. Seeking to avenge his father's death, the Prince struggles to face his destiny as the rightful heir to the throne. The film is a stunning historical epic with lavish costumes and visually ravishing scenery. A captivating reinterpretation of a Shakespeare classic.
"Awesome! ... The film's strong point is its spectacular visuals - fierce battles, snowcapped mountains, rolling rivers and boundless fields." - New York Post
"...Shakespeare's Hamlet as you've never seen it..." - Los Angeles Times
"With Prince of the Himalayas, Sherwood Hu confirms his status as one of China's most interesting directors with a glorious visual style married to a fascinating dramatic tale." - Hollywood Reporter
Writers Tsering Dorje, Trashidawa and Sherwood Hu
Produced by Jianhua Yin and Sherwood Hu
Directed by Sherwood Hu