Filmography

Kurt Diemberger

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    Vrcholová príťažlivosť DVD

    Vrcholová príťažlivosť

    Rastislav Hatiar (2018)

    Life story of Slovak climber Peter Hámor. An intimate portrait of a mountaineer who has been trying to push his boundaries all his life. The film is not just a comprehensive description of Hámor's performances. It is also a portrait of a man, a picture of the development of his character where he explains the motivation that drives him to this dangerous and magnificent performance.

    Slovakia / 64 min

    Vrcholová príťažlivosť

    Rastislav Hatiar

    • 2018
    • Slovakia
    • 64 min
    Life story of Slovak climber Peter Hámor. An intimate portrait of a mountaineer who has been trying to push his boundaries all his life. The film is not just a comprehensive description of Hámor's performances. It is also a portrait of a man, a picture of the development of his character where he explains the motivation that drives him to this dangerous and magnificent performance.

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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 / Biographical

    Riccardo Cassin 100 anni

    Riccardo Cassin 100 anni

    Andrea Pozzi (2009)

    The biography of Riccardo Cassin, one of the great names in Italian mountaineering. Riccardo Cassin was an Italian mountaineer, most notably his pioneering ascents of the Alps in the 1930s and the Himalayas in the 1950s and 1960s, although he climbed all over the world. He also founded his own mountain equipment company. He died in 2009 at the age of 100.

    Italy / 26 min

    Riccardo Cassin 100 anni

    Andrea Pozzi

    • 2009
    • Italy
    • 26 min
    The biography of Riccardo Cassin, one of the great names in Italian mountaineering. Riccardo Cassin was an Italian mountaineer, most notably his pioneering ascents of the Alps in the 1930s and the Himalayas in the 1950s and 1960s, although he climbed all over the world. He also founded his own mountain equipment company. He died in 2009 at the age of 100.

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  • Documentary / Portrait

    Verso dove DVD

    Verso dove

    Luca Bich (2014)

    Kurt Diemberger is the first man to have reached the peaks of Dhaulagiri (8167 metres) and Broad Peak (8047 metres), two of the legendary fourteen peaks above 8000 metres in altitude. He is the only man in the world with Hermann Buhl to have won two '8000' for the first time. In this film, served by images of bewitching beauty, mixing the warm light of the Dolomites with the heroic whiteness of the great Himalayan premieres, alternating the high precision of digital images with the elegance of the grain of the film, director Luca Bich pulverizes the traditional framework of mountain cinema by delivering a powerful work on the last of the giants of alpinism.

    Italy / 50 min

    Verso dove

    Luca Bich

    • 2014
    • Italy
    • 50 min
    Kurt Diemberger is the first man to have reached the peaks of Dhaulagiri (8167 metres) and Broad Peak (8047 metres), two of the legendary fourteen peaks above 8000 metres in altitude. He is the only man in the world with Hermann Buhl to have won two '8000' for the first time. In this film, served by images of bewitching beauty, mixing the warm light of the Dolomites with the heroic whiteness of the great Himalayan premieres, alternating the high precision of digital images with the elegance of the grain of the film, director Luca Bich pulverizes the traditional framework of mountain cinema by delivering a powerful work on the last of the giants of alpinism.

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  • Documentary / Chronicle

    Abenteuer Dhaulagiri

    Gieri Venzin (2012)

    Since the 1950s, adventurers from all over the world have been travelling to Nepal and trying to climb its summit (8,167 metres). To date, some 400 mountaineers have made it, and 70 have died on the remote mountain. In 'Adventure Dhaulagiri' Himalayan pioneers and their successors tell the dramatic story of the white mountain, what the Dhaulagiri is called in Nepali. With Richard Bolt, the leader of the Swiss Dhaulagiri Jubilee Expedition, who 50 years after the first ascends of Dhaulagiri following the footsteps of Swiss Himalayan pioneers, and the members of the 1960 expedition, who travel to nepal to remember his expedition: Kaspar Winterhalter, Max Eiselin, Peter Diener, Ernst Forrer and Kurt Diemberger.

    Switzerland / 51 min

    Abenteuer Dhaulagiri

    Gieri Venzin

    • 2012
    • Switzerland
    • 51 min
    Since the 1950s, adventurers from all over the world have been travelling to Nepal and trying to climb its summit (8,167 metres). To date, some 400 mountaineers have made it, and 70 have died on the remote mountain. In 'Adventure Dhaulagiri' Himalayan pioneers and their successors tell the dramatic story of the white mountain, what the Dhaulagiri is called in Nepali. With Richard Bolt, the leader of the Swiss Dhaulagiri Jubilee Expedition, who 50 years after the first ascends of Dhaulagiri following the footsteps of Swiss Himalayan pioneers, and the members of the 1960 expedition, who travel to nepal to remember his expedition: Kaspar Winterhalter, Max Eiselin, Peter Diener, Ernst Forrer and Kurt Diemberger.

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  • Documentary / Expedition Journal

    K2 lo spigolo nord

    K2 lo spigolo nord

    Francesco Santon (1984)

    The documentary gives a detailed description of the conquest of K2 climbing from the north edge on the Chinese side of the mountain. The climb - that proceede well for the first days without too much difficulty even because the weather was good - was extremely hard and took over 30 days in July and August.

    Italy / 65 min

    K2 lo spigolo nord

    Francesco Santon

    • 1984
    • Italy
    • 65 min
    The documentary gives a detailed description of the conquest of K2 climbing from the north edge on the Chinese side of the mountain. The climb - that proceede well for the first days without too much difficulty even because the weather was good - was extremely hard and took over 30 days in July and August.

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  • Documentary / Expedition Journal

    Hindukush - Vier zum Tirich Mir

    Hindukush - Vier zum Tirich Mir

    Kurt Diemberger (1976)

    An Austrian expedition succeed to climb Mount Tirich Mir, at an altitude of 7780, situated in the mountainous chain between Afghanistan and Pakistan. A film by Kurt Diemberger featuring Herwig Handler, Franz Lindner and Maria Antonina Diemberger.

    Austria / 30 min

    Hindukush - Vier zum Tirich Mir

    Hindukush - Vier zum Tirich Mir

    Kurt Diemberger

    • 1976
    • Austria
    • 30 min
    An Austrian expedition succeed to climb Mount Tirich Mir, at an altitude of 7780, situated in the mountainous chain between Afghanistan and Pakistan. A film by Kurt Diemberger featuring Herwig Handler, Franz Lindner and Maria Antonina Diemberger.

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  • Documentary / Portrait

    Grenzgang in Fels und Eis

    Grenzgang in Fels und Eis

    Hans-Peter Stauber (2012)

    Gerlinde Kaltenbrunner, the first woman without additional oxygen on all 14 eight-thousanders. The first part of this Bergweltes episode shows the beginnings of her career on the mountains of her homeland and the breathtaking experiences on her first eight-thousanders.

    Austria / 49 min

    Grenzgang in Fels und Eis

    Hans-Peter Stauber

    • 2012
    • Austria
    • 49 min
    Gerlinde Kaltenbrunner, the first woman without additional oxygen on all 14 eight-thousanders. The first part of this Bergweltes episode shows the beginnings of her career on the mountains of her homeland and the breathtaking experiences on her first eight-thousanders.

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  • Documentary / Historical

    Die wilden siebziger DVD

    Die wilden siebziger

    Wolfgang Rebernik (2007)

    The year 2008 sees the 30th anniversary of the first ascent of Mount Everest by the Austrians. On 3rd May 1978, Wolfgang Nairz, Robert Schauer and Horst Bergmann, together with Ang Phu, stood on the summit of the highest mountain on Earth. On 8th May, Reinhold Messner and Peter Habeler reached the summit without the help of supplemental oxygen. The Wild Seventies is a film on this pioneering era during which a small mountaineering elite, for about ten years, learned together, went on expeditions, researched the medical foundations of high-altitude mountaineering and put Alpine sponsorship on the agenda. Their common undertakings culminated in the first ascent of Mount Everest without supplemental oxygen.

    Austria, Germany / 45 min

    Die wilden siebziger

    Wolfgang Rebernik

    • 2007
    • Austria, Germany
    • 45 min
    The year 2008 sees the 30th anniversary of the first ascent of Mount Everest by the Austrians. On 3rd May 1978, Wolfgang Nairz, Robert Schauer and Horst Bergmann, together with Ang Phu, stood on the summit of the highest mountain on Earth. On 8th May, Reinhold Messner and Peter Habeler reached the summit without the help of supplemental oxygen. The Wild Seventies is a film on this pioneering era during which a small mountaineering elite, for about ten years, learned together, went on expeditions, researched the medical foundations of high-altitude mountaineering and put Alpine sponsorship on the agenda. Their common undertakings culminated in the first ascent of Mount Everest without supplemental oxygen.

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  • Documentary / Historical

    Die Berge, die Menschen, der Wahn Vod

    Die Berge, die Menschen, der Wahn

    Stefan König (1998)

    Questions are kept in mind: what impelled and drove the people into these extreme landscapes, onto such dangerous heights? What do they get from the mountains and what do they do to the mountains? These questions are the basis for this two hour documentary. This is the first film which takes a unique and comprehensive approach to this extensive subject. There is no commentary necessary, as the protagonists giving their account of the cultural history are experts in their field and quite charismatic personalities. This documentary film is not only conveyed through the lavish pictures or alpinistic enthusiasm, but through the individuals narrating each chapter.

    Germany / 127 min

    Die Berge, die Menschen, der Wahn

    Stefan König

    • 1998
    • Germany
    • 127 min
    Questions are kept in mind: what impelled and drove the people into these extreme landscapes, onto such dangerous heights? What do they get from the mountains and what do they do to the mountains? These questions are the basis for this two hour documentary. This is the first film which takes a unique and comprehensive approach to this extensive subject. There is no commentary necessary, as the protagonists giving their account of the cultural history are experts in their field and quite charismatic personalities. This documentary film is not only conveyed through the lavish pictures or alpinistic enthusiasm, but through the individuals narrating each chapter.

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  • Documentary / Chronicle

    K2 - Zurück in die vergangenheit

    K2 - Zurück in die vergangenheit

    Eliza Kubarska (2015)

    K2 - Zurück in die vergangenheit is a documentary about alpinism that takes place in K2. It was directed by Eliza Kubarska in 2015 and produced by Wajda Studio. It is a part of the series Bergwelten. It features Hania Piotrowska, Łukasz Wolf, Chris Tullis, Lindsay Tullis, Eliza Kubarska, Kurt Diemberger and others.

    Poland / 52 min

    K2 - Zurück in die vergangenheit

    Eliza Kubarska

    • 2015
    • Poland
    • 52 min
    K2 - Zurück in die vergangenheit is a documentary about alpinism that takes place in K2. It was directed by Eliza Kubarska in 2015 and produced by Wajda Studio. It is a part of the series Bergwelten. It features Hania Piotrowska, Łukasz Wolf, Chris Tullis, Lindsay Tullis, Eliza Kubarska, Kurt Diemberger and others.

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  • Documentary / Chronicle

    K2 - Dotknąć nieba Vod

    K2 - Dotknąć nieba

    Eliza Kubarska (2015)

    The children of acclaimed alpinists who lost their lives on K2, are taken on an expedition to the Himalayan mountains to face their parents' fatal destiny.

    Poland / 75 min

    K2 - Dotknąć nieba

    Eliza Kubarska

    • 2015
    • Poland
    • 75 min
    The children of acclaimed alpinists who lost their lives on K2, are taken on an expedition to the Himalayan mountains to face their parents' fatal destiny.

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