Filmography

Junko Tabei

4 films

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  • Documentary / Expedition Journal

    Là-Haut, un supplément d'âme

    Là-Haut, un supplément d'âme

    Pierre Falchero (2001)

    Through the testimony of great mountaineers and Himalayans and the views of journalists, historians and Himalayans on the way to an attempt to open a new path to Amnye Machen (Tibet), the author tries to find an explanation for the desire to go 'up there' when there is a risk of not returning. With the testimonies of: Jean-Michel Asselin, Christine Janin, François Damilano, Pierre Mazeaud, Jean-Christophe Lafaille, Patrick Berhault, Reinhold Messner, Bertrand Roche dit Zébulon, Katia Buffetrille, Elizabeth Hawley, Junko Tabei, Sylvie Braud, Kurt Diemberger.

    France / 57 min

    Là-Haut, un supplément d'âme

    Pierre Falchero

    • 2001
    • France
    • 57 min
    Through the testimony of great mountaineers and Himalayans and the views of journalists, historians and Himalayans on the way to an attempt to open a new path to Amnye Machen (Tibet), the author tries to find an explanation for the desire to go 'up there' when there is a risk of not returning. With the testimonies of: Jean-Michel Asselin, Christine Janin, François Damilano, Pierre Mazeaud, Jean-Christophe Lafaille, Patrick Berhault, Reinhold Messner, Bertrand Roche dit Zébulon, Katia Buffetrille, Elizabeth Hawley, Junko Tabei, Sylvie Braud, Kurt Diemberger.

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  • Documentary / Historical

    Les alpinistes femmes

    Les alpinistes femmes

    Daniel Costelle (1981)

    Les alpinistes femmes is a documentary about alpinism that takes place in Everest. It was directed by Daniel Costelle in 1981 and produced by TF1. It is a part of the series Les grandes aventures de l'Himalaya (5/6). It features Junko Tabei.

    France / 52 min

    Les alpinistes femmes

    Daniel Costelle, Maurice Herzog

    • 1981
    • France
    • 52 min
    Les alpinistes femmes is a documentary about alpinism that takes place in Everest. It was directed by Daniel Costelle in 1981 and produced by TF1. It is a part of the series Les grandes aventures de l'Himalaya (5/6). It features Junko Tabei.

    Climbing locations

  • Documentary / Historical

    Man against a mountain - The conquest of Everest DVD

    Man against a mountain - The conquest of Everest

    Jonathan Martin (1996)

    Historical documentary about the coquest of Everest. The pre-war attempts, the first successful assault in 1953 and subsequent expeditions, including the attempts to climb it without oxygen. The documentary shows the ascent routes of the different expeditions and the climbing methods they used. The film is mostly made using film footage of all those historical expeditions.

    UK / 26 min

    Man against a mountain - The conquest of Everest

    Jonathan Martin

    • 1996
    • UK
    • 26 min
    Historical documentary about the coquest of Everest. The pre-war attempts, the first successful assault in 1953 and subsequent expeditions, including the attempts to climb it without oxygen. The documentary shows the ascent routes of the different expeditions and the climbing methods they used. The film is mostly made using film footage of all those historical expeditions.

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  • Documentary / Biographical

    Himaraya ni taoreta josei tozan-ka

    Himaraya ni taoreta josei tozan-ka

    (2013)

    Biographical documentary on the life of Junko Tabei, the first woman to reach the summit of Mount Everest, and the first woman to ascend all Seven Summits by climbing the highest peak on every continent. Tabei was one of the founders of the Ladies Climbing Club in Japan, with the slogan 'Let's go on an overseas expedition by ourselves'. Throughout her life Tabei had climbed the highest peaks of 56 countries. Junko was diagnosed of stomach cancer in 2012, nonetheless she remained a fervent mountaineer. She died in 2016 at the age of 77.

    Japan / 25 min

    Himaraya ni taoreta josei tozan-ka


    • 2013
    • Japan
    • 25 min
    Biographical documentary on the life of Junko Tabei, the first woman to reach the summit of Mount Everest, and the first woman to ascend all Seven Summits by climbing the highest peak on every continent. Tabei was one of the founders of the Ladies Climbing Club in Japan, with the slogan 'Let's go on an overseas expedition by ourselves'. Throughout her life Tabei had climbed the highest peaks of 56 countries. Junko was diagnosed of stomach cancer in 2012, nonetheless she remained a fervent mountaineer. She died in 2016 at the age of 77.

    Climbing locations

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