Filmography

Jamie Andrew

6 films

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  • Docudrama / Chronicle

    Death climb Vod

    Death climb

    Christopher Spencer (2010)

    In January 1999 Jamie Andrew and his friend Jamie Fisher got caught in a storm after having climbed the north face of Les Droites in the Mont Blanc massif. Having made it up the north face the two men were beset by snow, winds of 90 mph and temperatures of -30 °C, during 5 days. On the last night Fisher died of hypothermia. Despite having developed frostbite, Andrew survived the experience, being helicoptered off the mountain by the French rescue services.

    UK, USA / 45 min

    Death climb

    Christopher Spencer

    • 2010
    • UK, USA
    • 45 min
    In January 1999 Jamie Andrew and his friend Jamie Fisher got caught in a storm after having climbed the north face of Les Droites in the Mont Blanc massif. Having made it up the north face the two men were beset by snow, winds of 90 mph and temperatures of -30 °C, during 5 days. On the last night Fisher died of hypothermia. Despite having developed frostbite, Andrew survived the experience, being helicoptered off the mountain by the French rescue services.

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    Video on Demand
  • Documentary / Climbing Journal

    Balance of risk

    Brian Hall (2004)

    A moving story of determination and unwillingness to give up to adversity. Jamie Andrew, a severely disabled climber attempts to climb Yir (VS) on the cliffs of Ardnamurchan in Scotland. In the winter of 1999 Jamie Andrew and Jamie Fisher were unexpectedly caught by a ferocious storm high on the North Face of the Droites in the French Alps.  They were stuck for 8 days and tragically Fisher died whilst Andrew suffered horrendous frostbite, which resulted in quadruple amputation.

    UK / 9 min

    Balance of risk

    Brian Hall

    • 2004
    • UK
    • 9 min
    A moving story of determination and unwillingness to give up to adversity. Jamie Andrew, a severely disabled climber attempts to climb Yir (VS) on the cliffs of Ardnamurchan in Scotland. In the winter of 1999 Jamie Andrew and Jamie Fisher were unexpectedly caught by a ferocious storm high on the North Face of the Droites in the French Alps.  They were stuck for 8 days and tragically Fisher died whilst Andrew suffered horrendous frostbite, which resulted in quadruple amputation.

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  • Documentary / Chronicle

    Le défi de Jamie

    Le défi de Jamie

    Ian Taylor (2001)

    In May 2001 I returned to Chamonix, and with one of my doctors and his rescuers, I climbed the Cosmiques Arete on L’Aiguille du Midi, subject of a 50 minute documentary for French television called Le Defi de Jamie, broadcast on France 3 and winner of several film festival awards.

    France / 52 min

    Le défi de Jamie

    Ian Taylor

    • 2001
    • France
    • 52 min
    In May 2001 I returned to Chamonix, and with one of my doctors and his rescuers, I climbed the Cosmiques Arete on L’Aiguille du Midi, subject of a 50 minute documentary for French television called Le Defi de Jamie, broadcast on France 3 and winner of several film festival awards.

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  • Documentary / Climbing Journal

    Kilimanjaro - Going for broke

    Kilimanjaro - Going for broke

    Richard Heap (2006)

    Kilimanjaro - Going for broke is a documentary about alpinism that takes place in Mount Kilimanjaro. It was directed by Richard Heap in 2006 and produced by Slackjaw Film. It features Paul Pritchard, Jamie Andrew, David Lim and Pete Steane.

    UK / 55 min

    Kilimanjaro - Going for broke

    Kilimanjaro - Going for broke

    Richard Heap, Ben Pritchard

    • 2006
    • UK
    • 55 min
    Kilimanjaro - Going for broke is a documentary about alpinism that takes place in Mount Kilimanjaro. It was directed by Richard Heap in 2006 and produced by Slackjaw Film. It features Paul Pritchard, Jamie Andrew, David Lim and Pete Steane.

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  • Documentary / Science / Medical

    Cold Vod

    Cold

    Nicolas Gabriel (2006)

    How does the human body react when pushed into its limits? This episode of 'Beyond human limits' explores the reaction of the human body to exposure to extreme temperatures below zero and tries to answer the following questions... What happens in extreme cold in the human body? When will lows become life-threatening? And: Is it possible to train your own body so that it can adapt better to the cold and survive longer? Dr. Emmanuel Cauchy, doctor and frostbite specialist, starts a self-experimentation with surprising results.

    Canada / 52 min

    Cold

    Nicolas Gabriel

    • 2006
    • Canada
    • 52 min
    How does the human body react when pushed into its limits? This episode of 'Beyond human limits' explores the reaction of the human body to exposure to extreme temperatures below zero and tries to answer the following questions... What happens in extreme cold in the human body? When will lows become life-threatening? And: Is it possible to train your own body so that it can adapt better to the cold and survive longer? Dr. Emmanuel Cauchy, doctor and frostbite specialist, starts a self-experimentation with surprising results.

    Climbing locations

    Availability

    Video on Demand

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