Documentary / Chronicle
After a brief review of the history of the expeditions to Mount Everest, the documentary focuses on the figure of Bernard Muller, founder of Stages Expedition, and one of the first guides to lead mountaineers to the summit of Everest. Since 1990, the agency has organized dozens of successful ascents on the biggest peaks of the planet, and especially on Everest. The film pays attention to Muller's expedition to Manaslu in 1981 (where he made the first ascent of the west wall together with Pierre Beghin) and to his last expedition to Mount Everest in 2006.
- 21 min
Documentary / Biographical
Jean Afanasieff, a film director and the first Frenchman to climb Everest, pays homage to the veteran Georges Livanos, nicknamed 'the Greek', a famous mountaineer whose best performances were accomplished between 1950 and 1960. The documentary gives a clear-cut portrait. The personage comes out well on the screen and is genuine. A man who has made mountaineering history and is a point of reference for the new generations of climbers of Calanques, in Marseilles.
- 26 min