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In Search of Myths & Heroes: Shangri-La

on BBC Two England

2/4. In Lost Horizon, Frank Capra's fantasy movie, a band of travellers chance upon a mystical Utopian kingdom in the Himalayas. But the idea of a blissful earthly paradise is much older, with its roots in Buddhist legend. Michael Wood embarks on a thrilling trek through India, Nepal and Tibet in search of the lost city that may have inspired the myth.
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Contributors

Presenter:
Michael Wood
Director:
Sean Smith
Producer:
Rebecca Dobbs

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