|Studio / Distributor:||Enlighten Home Library|
In a dramatic opening, British Diplomat Robert Conway, rescues a group of Westerners from China. The plane evacuating them is then hijacked before crashing deep in the Himalayan Mountains in the secluded and mysterious land of Shangri-La. It initially appears to be a utopian paradise and the passengers eventually become settled in their new surrounds, but are everything as it seems? Made on a huge budget for the time, Lost Horizon received a slew of Academy Award nominations of which the film emerged winner in two, Best Editing and Best Art Direction.