Filmography

Erhard Loretan

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    Gli orizzonti di Jean

    Fulvio Mariani (2014)

    Jean Troillet, a strong Valais mountaineer and already a climber of ten 8,000, in 2011, while climbing in a rope with a friend, the west face of Annapurna was hit by a stroke. This was followed by a nightmarish descent and long rehabilitation. Then, Troillet's stubbornness and perseverance allowed him to recover almost completely. We will accompany him on a new expedition, this time horizontal, through the ice of the Canadian Great North. A film by Fulvio Mariani produced for the Sottosopra series.

    Switzerland / 22 min

    Gli orizzonti di Jean

    Fulvio Mariani

    • 2014
    • Switzerland
    • 22 min
    Jean Troillet, a strong Valais mountaineer and already a climber of ten 8,000, in 2011, while climbing in a rope with a friend, the west face of Annapurna was hit by a stroke. This was followed by a nightmarish descent and long rehabilitation. Then, Troillet's stubbornness and perseverance allowed him to recover almost completely. We will accompany him on a new expedition, this time horizontal, through the ice of the Canadian Great North. A film by Fulvio Mariani produced for the Sottosopra series.

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  • Documentary / Chronicle

    Focus Matterhorn DVD

    Focus Matterhorn

    Marc Villiger (2015)

    In the winter of 1986, André Georges crossed all of Zermatt's four thousands with the famous extreme mountaineer Erhard Loretan within three weeks. The documentary remembers the feat following two teams who climb these summits separately and in different stages. A rope team is formed by André Georges and Gerlinde Kaltenbrunner. The other consists of Simon Anthamatten and Felicitas Feller. The alpinists talk about their passion for mountains and about how alpine danger and rescue symbolize life itself. Breathtaking pictures and personal statements have you guess a dimension beyond human destiny.

    Switzerland / 52 min

    Focus Matterhorn

    Marc Villiger

    • 2015
    • Switzerland
    • 52 min
    In the winter of 1986, André Georges crossed all of Zermatt's four thousands with the famous extreme mountaineer Erhard Loretan within three weeks. The documentary remembers the feat following two teams who climb these summits separately and in different stages. A rope team is formed by André Georges and Gerlinde Kaltenbrunner. The other consists of Simon Anthamatten and Felicitas Feller. The alpinists talk about their passion for mountains and about how alpine danger and rescue symbolize life itself. Breathtaking pictures and personal statements have you guess a dimension beyond human destiny.

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    Romolo senza frontiere

    Romolo senza frontiere

    Fulvio Mariani (2012)

    At the foot of the limestone walls of the Denti della Vecchia lives the only inhabitant of the Cioascio mountain, Romolo Nottaris. The famous Ticino alpinist, explorer and director tells in pictures the memories of his adventurous life from the Alps, to the Himalayas, passing through Tierra del Fuego to return to his beloved Denti. A film by Fulvio Mariani produced for the Sottosopra series.

    Switzerland / 19 min

    Romolo senza frontiere

    Fulvio Mariani

    • 2012
    • Switzerland
    • 19 min
    At the foot of the limestone walls of the Denti della Vecchia lives the only inhabitant of the Cioascio mountain, Romolo Nottaris. The famous Ticino alpinist, explorer and director tells in pictures the memories of his adventurous life from the Alps, to the Himalayas, passing through Tierra del Fuego to return to his beloved Denti. A film by Fulvio Mariani produced for the Sottosopra series.

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  • Documentary / Portrait

    La doppia vita di Nicole

    Mario Casella (2014)

    In the mid-1980s, Nicole Niquille was the first woman to become a mountain guide in Switzerland. In those years, her mountaineering exploits occupied the pages of newspapers, and not only those of the specialist press. Then, 20 years ago, a tragic accident stopped her in a wheelchair, but Nicole never gave up, and now she is the engine of a major humanitarian project in Nepal. The touching portrait of an extraordinary woman. A short film by Mario Casella produced for the Sottosopra series.

    Switzerland / 18 min

    La doppia vita di Nicole

    Mario Casella

    • 2014
    • Switzerland
    • 18 min
    In the mid-1980s, Nicole Niquille was the first woman to become a mountain guide in Switzerland. In those years, her mountaineering exploits occupied the pages of newspapers, and not only those of the specialist press. Then, 20 years ago, a tragic accident stopped her in a wheelchair, but Nicole never gave up, and now she is the engine of a major humanitarian project in Nepal. The touching portrait of an extraordinary woman. A short film by Mario Casella produced for the Sottosopra series.

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  • Documentary / Expedition Journal

    Lhotse - Ultimo 8000

    Lhotse - Ultimo 8000

    Fabrizio Truini (1987)

    Fourth episode of the 'Reinhold Messner - In nome della montagna' series. A magazine program by the Italian television about mountaineering feats, presented by Reinhold Messner. In this episode, Messner talks his expedition to Lhotse (his 14th 8000er) in 1986. Messner, along with Hans Kammerlander, eached the summit of Mount Lhotse, 8,516 meters, at 1:45 noon on October 16, 1986, after almost six hours of ascent. With the conquest of Everest's sister peak, Messner achieved his dream of summiting the fourteen highest mountains on the planet. During the program, Messner interviews Erhard Loretan in the studio and Jerzy Kukuczka and Krzysztof Wielicki via video connection.

    Italy / 45 min

    Lhotse - Ultimo 8000

    Fabrizio Truini, Walter Licastro

    • 1987
    • Italy
    • 45 min
    Fourth episode of the 'Reinhold Messner - In nome della montagna' series. A magazine program by the Italian television about mountaineering feats, presented by Reinhold Messner. In this episode, Messner talks his expedition to Lhotse (his 14th 8000er) in 1986. Messner, along with Hans Kammerlander, eached the summit of Mount Lhotse, 8,516 meters, at 1:45 noon on October 16, 1986, after almost six hours of ascent. With the conquest of Everest's sister peak, Messner achieved his dream of summiting the fourteen highest mountains on the planet. During the program, Messner interviews Erhard Loretan in the studio and Jerzy Kukuczka and Krzysztof Wielicki via video connection.

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  • Documentary / Chronicle

    La zone de la mort

    La zone de la mort

    Claude Andrieux (1996)

    To understand the difficulties of an ascent to over eight thousand metres, it is enough to remember the almost 300 victims these peaks have claimed. The Swiss alpinist Ehrart Loretan, the third alpinist in the world to have climbed all 14 8,000, and the Austrian alpinist Kurt Diemgerger cover the whole history of the conquest of the world’s 8,000, from the fifties to the present day, together with other alpinists and film directors who have climbed them. They talk about their experienced when they ventured into the death zone.

    France / 27 min

    La zone de la mort

    Claude Andrieux

    • 1996
    • France
    • 27 min
    To understand the difficulties of an ascent to over eight thousand metres, it is enough to remember the almost 300 victims these peaks have claimed. The Swiss alpinist Ehrart Loretan, the third alpinist in the world to have climbed all 14 8,000, and the Austrian alpinist Kurt Diemgerger cover the whole history of the conquest of the world’s 8,000, from the fifties to the present day, together with other alpinists and film directors who have climbed them. They talk about their experienced when they ventured into the death zone.

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  • Documentary / Chronicle

    Les conquerants de l'inutile

    Romolo Nottaris (2006)

    Les conquerants de l'inutile is a documentary about rock climbing that takes place in Cholatse and Tawoche. It was directed by Romolo Nottaris in 2006 and produced by RTS. It is a part of the series Passe moi les jumelles. It features Erhard Loretan, Simon Anthamatten and Ueli Steck.

    Switzerland / 24 min

    Les conquerants de l'inutile

    Romolo Nottaris, Gianluigi Quarti

    • 2006
    • Switzerland
    • 24 min
    Les conquerants de l'inutile is a documentary about rock climbing that takes place in Cholatse and Tawoche. It was directed by Romolo Nottaris in 2006 and produced by RTS. It is a part of the series Passe moi les jumelles. It features Erhard Loretan, Simon Anthamatten and Ueli Steck.

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  • Documentary / Portrait

    Erhard Loretan, respirer l'odeur du ciel

    Benoît Aymon (2011)

    Erhard Loretan, respirer l'odeur du ciel is a documentary about alpinism that takes place in Everest and Mont Epperly. It was directed by Benoît Aymon in 2011 and produced by RTS. It is a part of the series Passe moi les jumelles. It features Erhard Loretan, André Georges, Pierre-Alain Morand, Frédéric Roux, Pere Nicolas Buttet, Romolo Nottaris and others.

    Switzerland / 60 min

    Erhard Loretan, respirer l'odeur du ciel

    Benoît Aymon

    • 2011
    • Switzerland
    • 60 min
    Erhard Loretan, respirer l'odeur du ciel is a documentary about alpinism that takes place in Everest and Mont Epperly. It was directed by Benoît Aymon in 2011 and produced by RTS. It is a part of the series Passe moi les jumelles. It features Erhard Loretan, André Georges, Pierre-Alain Morand, Frédéric Roux, Pere Nicolas Buttet, Romolo Nottaris and others.

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    Erhard Loretan - L'écume des cimes

    Pierre-Antoine Hiroz (1996)

    Erhard Loretan - L'écume des cimes is a documentary about alpinism that takes place in Everest and Mont Epperly. It was directed by Pierre-Antoine Hiroz in 1996 and produced by RTS. It is a part of the series Passe moi les jumelles. It features Erhard Loretan, Benoît Aymon, Jean Troillet and André Georges.

    Switzerland / 27 min

    Erhard Loretan - L'écume des cimes

    Pierre-Antoine Hiroz

    • 1996
    • Switzerland
    • 27 min
    Erhard Loretan - L'écume des cimes is a documentary about alpinism that takes place in Everest and Mont Epperly. It was directed by Pierre-Antoine Hiroz in 1996 and produced by RTS. It is a part of the series Passe moi les jumelles. It features Erhard Loretan, Benoît Aymon, Jean Troillet and André Georges.

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  • Documentary / Portrait

    Andre Georges - La force Tranquille

    Dominique Clement (2011)

    Andre Georges - La force Tranquille is a documentary about alpinism that takes place in Gasherbrum Ii and Pointe De Vouasson. It was directed by Dominique Clement in 2011 and produced by RTS. It is a part of the series Passe moi les jumelles. It features André Georges, Erhard Loretan, Rosula Blanc, Bernard Maitre, Benjamin Quinodoz, Pierre Ozenda and others.

    Switzerland / 27 min

    Andre Georges - La force Tranquille

    Dominique Clement

    • 2011
    • Switzerland
    • 27 min
    Andre Georges - La force Tranquille is a documentary about alpinism that takes place in Gasherbrum Ii and Pointe De Vouasson. It was directed by Dominique Clement in 2011 and produced by RTS. It is a part of the series Passe moi les jumelles. It features André Georges, Erhard Loretan, Rosula Blanc, Bernard Maitre, Benjamin Quinodoz, Pierre Ozenda and others.

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  • Documentary / Expedition Journal

    White-Out

    White-Out

    Romolo Nottaris (1996)

    White-Out is a documentary about alpinism that takes place in Mont Epperly. It was directed by Romolo Nottaris in 1996 and produced by RTS. It features Erhard Loretan and Romolo Nottaris.

    Switzerland / 20 min

    White-Out

    Romolo Nottaris

    • 1996
    • Switzerland
    • 20 min
    White-Out is a documentary about alpinism that takes place in Mont Epperly. It was directed by Romolo Nottaris in 1996 and produced by RTS. It features Erhard Loretan and Romolo Nottaris.

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  • Documentary / Portrait

    Romolo, le tiroir de mes rêves

    Pierre-Antoine Hiroz (2014)

    Romolo, le tiroir de mes rêves is a documentary about rock climbing that takes place in Everest and Cerro Torre. It was directed by Pierre-Antoine Hiroz in 2014 and produced by RTS. It is a part of the series Passe-moi les jumelles. It features Romolo Nottaris, Anna Mattei, Nina Caprez, Cédric Lachat, Ueli Steck, Simon Anthamatten and others.

    Switzerland / 51 min

    Romolo, le tiroir de mes rêves

    Pierre-Antoine Hiroz, Benoît Aymon

    • 2014
    • Switzerland
    • 51 min
    Romolo, le tiroir de mes rêves is a documentary about rock climbing that takes place in Everest and Cerro Torre. It was directed by Pierre-Antoine Hiroz in 2014 and produced by RTS. It is a part of the series Passe-moi les jumelles. It features Romolo Nottaris, Anna Mattei, Nina Caprez, Cédric Lachat, Ueli Steck, Simon Anthamatten and others.

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