Filmography

Riccardo Cassin

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    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 / Historical

    La sud del McKinley

    La sud del McKinley

    Antonio Ciaccio (2011)

    The words taken from Riccardo Cassin's travel diaries to tell the story of the expedition 'City of Lecco Alaska 1961'. The opening of a new street on the south of McKinley, 6-19 July 1961.Original videos and photos of the time restored for the realization of this document not to be missed by the Cassin Foundation.

    Italy / 30 min

    La sud del McKinley

    Antonio Ciaccio

    • 2011
    • Italy
    • 30 min
    The words taken from Riccardo Cassin's travel diaries to tell the story of the expedition 'City of Lecco Alaska 1961'. The opening of a new street on the south of McKinley, 6-19 July 1961.Original videos and photos of the time restored for the realization of this document not to be missed by the Cassin Foundation.

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  • Documentary / Historical

    Grand Jorasses parete nord

    Grand Jorasses parete nord

    Antonio Ciaccio (2007)

    Summer 1938. In the same year that saw the historic conquest of the north of the Eiger, the Lecco alpinist Riccardo Cassin, together with Luigi Esposito and Ugo Tizzoni, solved one of the last problems still open in the Alps: the very direct north of the Grandes Jorasses, the route leading to the Walker point, the highest of the group.

    Italy / 23 min

    Grand Jorasses parete nord

    Antonio Ciaccio

    • 2007
    • Italy
    • 23 min
    Summer 1938. In the same year that saw the historic conquest of the north of the Eiger, the Lecco alpinist Riccardo Cassin, together with Luigi Esposito and Ugo Tizzoni, solved one of the last problems still open in the Alps: the very direct north of the Grandes Jorasses, the route leading to the Walker point, the highest of the group.

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  • Documentary / Historical

    Gasherbrum IV

    Gasherbrum IV

    Antonio Ciaccio (2007)

    The Cassin Foundation celebrates the 50th anniversary of the first ascent of Gasherbrum IV from 22 June to 6 August 1958 led by Riccardo Cassin who wrote in his diary the words used in this film to narrate his exploits and those of his heroic companions.

    Italy / 38 min

    Gasherbrum IV

    Antonio Ciaccio

    • 2007
    • Italy
    • 38 min
    The Cassin Foundation celebrates the 50th anniversary of the first ascent of Gasherbrum IV from 22 June to 6 August 1958 led by Riccardo Cassin who wrote in his diary the words used in this film to narrate his exploits and those of his heroic companions.

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  • Documentary / Historical

    Jirishanca 1969

    Jirishanca 1969

    Antonio Ciaccio (2007)

    The Cassin Foundation celebrates the 40th anniversary of the first ascent of the summit of Jirishanca during the expedition 'City of Lecco' of July 6, 1969 by the Ragni di Lecco led by Riccardo Cassin who wrote in his diary the words contained in this film. A great historical document of the Cassin Foundation.

    Italy / 28 min

    Jirishanca 1969

    Antonio Ciaccio

    • 2007
    • Italy
    • 28 min
    The Cassin Foundation celebrates the 40th anniversary of the first ascent of the summit of Jirishanca during the expedition 'City of Lecco' of July 6, 1969 by the Ragni di Lecco led by Riccardo Cassin who wrote in his diary the words contained in this film. A great historical document of the Cassin Foundation.

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  • Documentary / Climbing Journal

    Fino all'ultimo spit

    Fino all'ultimo spit

    Vincenzo Pasquali (1985)

    In 1985 the 'Sport-Roccia 85' competitions were held in Bassa Valle Stretta in western Peidmont near Bardonecchia. Some of the most famous free climbers of Italy and Europe took part in these events. A number of scenes records this event - the first of its kind in western Europe - with the competitors, the difficulties, the action following one after another, the work of the jury and the large crowd that watched it. This film is an official document of the event.

    Italy / 24 min

    Fino all'ultimo spit

    Vincenzo Pasquali, Aldo Audisio

    • 1985
    • Italy
    • 24 min
    In 1985 the 'Sport-Roccia 85' competitions were held in Bassa Valle Stretta in western Peidmont near Bardonecchia. Some of the most famous free climbers of Italy and Europe took part in these events. A number of scenes records this event - the first of its kind in western Europe - with the competitors, the difficulties, the action following one after another, the work of the jury and the large crowd that watched it. This film is an official document of the event.

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  • Documentary / Historical

    Ragni di Lecco anni 25

    Ragni di Lecco anni 25

    Riccardo Cassin (1973)

    For the twenty-fifth anniversary of the foundation of the rock climbing group called 'the spiders of Lecco', Riccardo Cassin - the old and great climber who has been the protagonist of many enterprises - has shot this documentary which is not only a chronicle of the most important enterprises of the spiders (Grigna, Picco Badile, Disgrazia, Lavaredo, Brenta, Kaserbrum etc.) but also an appeal to the youth who discover the mountain as a push to the moral elevation of the people.

    Italy / 32 min

    Ragni di Lecco anni 25

    Riccardo Cassin

    • 1973
    • Italy
    • 32 min
    For the twenty-fifth anniversary of the foundation of the rock climbing group called 'the spiders of Lecco', Riccardo Cassin - the old and great climber who has been the protagonist of many enterprises - has shot this documentary which is not only a chronicle of the most important enterprises of the spiders (Grigna, Picco Badile, Disgrazia, Lavaredo, Brenta, Kaserbrum etc.) but also an appeal to the youth who discover the mountain as a push to the moral elevation of the people.

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  • Documentary / Chronicle

    Sensation Alpen DVD

    Sensation Alpen

    Lothar Brandler (1966)

    From Trento to Chamonix to Zermat; from Porto Morgiau to the north face of the Eiger; from Planica to the peaks of Lavaredo. The Alps are portrayed, illustrated and exalted in their unique and superb beauty, in the sports that are practiced there, in the most typical and characteristic customs and traditions of the inhabitants. A helicopter rescue and a parachute jump from the Red Wall by Wolfgang Weizenbocks are not to be missed.

    Germany / 69 min

    Sensation Alpen

    Lothar Brandler

    • 1966
    • Germany
    • 69 min
    From Trento to Chamonix to Zermat; from Porto Morgiau to the north face of the Eiger; from Planica to the peaks of Lavaredo. The Alps are portrayed, illustrated and exalted in their unique and superb beauty, in the sports that are practiced there, in the most typical and characteristic customs and traditions of the inhabitants. A helicopter rescue and a parachute jump from the Red Wall by Wolfgang Weizenbocks are not to be missed.

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  • Documentary / Historical

    Ragni DVD

    Ragni

    Filippo Salvioni (2016)

    In 1946 a group of young people from Lecco came together to form an association whose members shared a desire to climb mountains and a strong need for adventure: this gave rise to the Ragni di Lecco. Using archive footage, unreleased clips and interviews, the film follows the incredible story of the young dreamers who in a short time became a point of reference for the whole global climbing movement.

    Italy / 104 min

    Ragni

    Filippo Salvioni

    • 2016
    • Italy
    • 104 min
    In 1946 a group of young people from Lecco came together to form an association whose members shared a desire to climb mountains and a strong need for adventure: this gave rise to the Ragni di Lecco. Using archive footage, unreleased clips and interviews, the film follows the incredible story of the young dreamers who in a short time became a point of reference for the whole global climbing movement.

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  • Documentary / Portrait

    Giusto Gervasutti - Il solitario signore delle pareti

    Giorgio Gregorio (2009)

    Giusto Gervasutti - Il solitario signore delle pareti is a documentary about alpinism that takes place in Mont Blanc Du Tacul and Campanile Di Val Montanaia. It was directed by Giorgio Gregorio in 2009 and produced by Regione Friuli Venezia Giulia. It features Sergio Gervasutti, Spiro Dalla Porta Xydias, Pietro Crivellaro, Riccardo Cassin, Arnaud Clavel, Andrea Giorda and others.

    Italy / 46 min

    Giusto Gervasutti - Il solitario signore delle pareti

    Giorgio Gregorio

    • 2009
    • Italy
    • 46 min
    Giusto Gervasutti - Il solitario signore delle pareti is a documentary about alpinism that takes place in Mont Blanc Du Tacul and Campanile Di Val Montanaia. It was directed by Giorgio Gregorio in 2009 and produced by Regione Friuli Venezia Giulia. It features Sergio Gervasutti, Spiro Dalla Porta Xydias, Pietro Crivellaro, Riccardo Cassin, Arnaud Clavel, Andrea Giorda and others.

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  • Documentary / Chronicle

    G4 - Una cresta tra passato e guerra DVD

    G4 - Una cresta tra passato e guerra

    Mario Casella (2002)

    G4 - Una cresta tra passato e guerra is a documentary about alpinism that takes place in Gasherbrum Iv. It was directed by Fulvio Mariani in 2002 and produced by Iceberg-Film. It features Walter Bonatti, Riccardo Cassin, Nazir Sabir, Fosco Maraini, Giuseppe Oberto, Roberto Bassi and others.

    Switzerland / 69 min

    G4 - Una cresta tra passato e guerra

    Mario Casella, Fulvio Mariani

    • 2002
    • Switzerland
    • 69 min
    G4 - Una cresta tra passato e guerra is a documentary about alpinism that takes place in Gasherbrum Iv. It was directed by Fulvio Mariani in 2002 and produced by Iceberg-Film. It features Walter Bonatti, Riccardo Cassin, Nazir Sabir, Fosco Maraini, Giuseppe Oberto, Roberto Bassi and others.

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  • Drama / Historical

    K2 - La montagna degli italiani - TV version Vod

    K2 - La montagna degli italiani - TV version

    Robert Dornhelm (2012)

    K2 - La montagna degli italiani - TV version is a drama about alpinism that takes place in K2. It was directed by Robert Dornhelm in 2012 and produced by Red Film. It features Massimo Poggio, Marco Bocci, Michele Alhaique, Giuseppe Cederna, Matteo Reza Azchirvani, Marco Cocci and others.

    Italy, Austria / 195 min

    K2 - La montagna degli italiani - TV version

    Robert Dornhelm

    • 2012
    • Italy, Austria
    • 195 min
    K2 - La montagna degli italiani - TV version is a drama about alpinism that takes place in K2. It was directed by Robert Dornhelm in 2012 and produced by Red Film. It features Massimo Poggio, Marco Bocci, Michele Alhaique, Giuseppe Cederna, Matteo Reza Azchirvani, Marco Cocci and others.

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    DVD / BLU-RAY Video on Demand

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