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    Der Sohn der weissen Berge Vod

    Der Sohn der weissen Berge

    Luis Trenker (1930)

    The mountain guide and ski instructor Hans Turri has been hired by the tourist Gregory Milacz to make a route in the mountains. Both are caught by a storm, so while Milacz is waiting at the Concordia Hut, Turri returns to the valley again. On the way back, Milacz has disappeared. Suspicions turn against Turri as a murder suspect for the jealousy he might have for the beautiful Mary Dulac. To get rid of the accusation of murder, Turri sets out to find Milacs. There is a French version of the film (Les chevaliers de la montagne), shot the same year by the same team but with different actors.

    Germany / 88 min

    Der Sohn der weissen Berge

    Luis Trenker, Mario Bonnard

    • 1930
    • Germany
    • 88 min
    The mountain guide and ski instructor Hans Turri has been hired by the tourist Gregory Milacz to make a route in the mountains. Both are caught by a storm, so while Milacz is waiting at the Concordia Hut, Turri returns to the valley again. On the way back, Milacz has disappeared. Suspicions turn against Turri as a murder suspect for the jealousy he might have for the beautiful Mary Dulac. To get rid of the accusation of murder, Turri sets out to find Milacs. There is a French version of the film (Les chevaliers de la montagne), shot the same year by the same team but with different actors.

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  • Drama / Mountain Drama

    Flucht in die Dolomiten Vod

    Flucht in die Dolomiten

    Luis Trenker (1955)

    Giovanni Testa lives with his wife Teresa and their two children in a village on the shores of Lake Garda. He has a shipyard where he builds boats, but he goes through economic problems, so he goes to his brother Enzo, who is rich, to ask for a loan. Enzo is murdered and Giovanni is accused since Enzo had denied him the loan. Giovanni flees to the mountains and adopts a false identity.

    Germany, Italy / 87 min

    Flucht in die Dolomiten

    Luis Trenker

    • 1955
    • Germany, Italy
    • 87 min
    Giovanni Testa lives with his wife Teresa and their two children in a village on the shores of Lake Garda. He has a shipyard where he builds boats, but he goes through economic problems, so he goes to his brother Enzo, who is rich, to ask for a loan. Enzo is murdered and Giovanni is accused since Enzo had denied him the loan. Giovanni flees to the mountains and adopts a false identity.

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  • Drama / Adventure

    The mountain Vod

    The mountain

    Edward Dmytryk (1956)

    When a plane crashes on a mountaintop in the Alps, Chris wants to plunder the wreckage. His older brother Zachary has given up mountain guide work but goes along rather than letting his brother risk it alone. The only survivor is a Hindu girl who Chris wants to kill. Zachary fights him off. While Chris steals from the dead passengers, Zachary prepares a sled to take the girl down the mountain.

    USA / 105 min

    The mountain

    Edward Dmytryk

    • 1956
    • USA
    • 105 min
    When a plane crashes on a mountaintop in the Alps, Chris wants to plunder the wreckage. His older brother Zachary has given up mountain guide work but goes along rather than letting his brother risk it alone. The only survivor is a Hindu girl who Chris wants to kill. Zachary fights him off. While Chris steals from the dead passengers, Zachary prepares a sled to take the girl down the mountain.

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  • Drama / Adventure

    Into thin air Vod

    Into thin air

    Robert Markowitz (1997)

    An adaptation of Jon Krakauer's best selling book, 'Into Thin Air: A Personal Account of the Mt. Everest Disaster'. It attempts to recreate the disastrous events that took place during the Mount Everest climb on May 10, 1996. It also follows Krakauer and portrays what he was going through while climbing the mountain.

    Czech Republic, USA / 90 min

    Into thin air

    Robert Markowitz

    • 1997
    • Czech Republic, USA
    • 90 min
    An adaptation of Jon Krakauer's best selling book, 'Into Thin Air: A Personal Account of the Mt. Everest Disaster'. It attempts to recreate the disastrous events that took place during the Mount Everest climb on May 10, 1996. It also follows Krakauer and portrays what he was going through while climbing the mountain.

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  • Drama / Adventure

    Third man on the mountain Vod

    Third man on the mountain

    Ken Annakin (1959)

    Rudi is a kitchen worker determined to conquer the Citadel -the jagged, snowcapped peak that claimed his father's life. Encouraged by both a famed English climber and the youth's devoted girlfriend, Rudi goes through a grueling training period before hi is ready to face the incredible dangers of the killer mountain. The story is slightly inspired by the figure of Edward Wymper and by story of the conquest of the Matterhorn.

    USA / 105 min

    Third man on the mountain

    Ken Annakin

    • 1959
    • USA
    • 105 min
    Rudi is a kitchen worker determined to conquer the Citadel -the jagged, snowcapped peak that claimed his father's life. Encouraged by both a famed English climber and the youth's devoted girlfriend, Rudi goes through a grueling training period before hi is ready to face the incredible dangers of the killer mountain. The story is slightly inspired by the figure of Edward Wymper and by story of the conquest of the Matterhorn.

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  • Drama / Mountain Drama

    Nordwand Vod

    Nordwand

    Philipp Stölzl (2008)

    Germany, summer 1936: Toni and Andi, friends since childhood, are particularly attracted to one mountain: the Eiger. Its north face, also known as 'the death face', has not yet been conquered. During their preparations, they encounter Luise, the first woman Toni ever loved. Now a journalist, she has arrived to cover their attempt, along with the loyal Nazi reporter Arau. On the face the two men meet the Austrians Willi and Edi. Then things spin out of control for the climbers: the weather changes, and Willy is injured. A race against time and the forces of nature is set in motion. Recreation of the drama of Toni Kurz and Andreas Hinterstoisser on the Eiger in 1936.

    Germany / 121 min

    Nordwand

    Philipp Stölzl

    • 2008
    • Germany
    • 121 min
    Germany, summer 1936: Toni and Andi, friends since childhood, are particularly attracted to one mountain: the Eiger. Its north face, also known as 'the death face', has not yet been conquered. During their preparations, they encounter Luise, the first woman Toni ever loved. Now a journalist, she has arrived to cover their attempt, along with the loyal Nazi reporter Arau. On the face the two men meet the Austrians Willi and Edi. Then things spin out of control for the climbers: the weather changes, and Willy is injured. A race against time and the forces of nature is set in motion. Recreation of the drama of Toni Kurz and Andreas Hinterstoisser on the Eiger in 1936.

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  • Drama / Mountain Drama

    Der Kampf ums Matterhorn Vod

    Der Kampf ums Matterhorn

    Mario Bonnard (1928)

    During an early, unsuccessful attempt at climbing the Matterhorn, Edward Whymper finds himself rescued by an italian guide, Jean Antoine Carrel. The two men quickly build a friendship and agree to reach the peak together. However, local villagers ploto to divide the alliance of Whymper and Carrel and both men join rival teams as they set out in a race to conquer the mountain. A mountaineering drama based on the novel by Carl Haensel and inspired in the dramatic true story of Edward Whymper, who led the first successful ascent of the Matterhorn in 1865.

    Germany / 82 min

    Der Kampf ums Matterhorn

    Mario Bonnard, Nunzio Malasomma

    • 1928
    • Germany
    • 82 min
    During an early, unsuccessful attempt at climbing the Matterhorn, Edward Whymper finds himself rescued by an italian guide, Jean Antoine Carrel. The two men quickly build a friendship and agree to reach the peak together. However, local villagers ploto to divide the alliance of Whymper and Carrel and both men join rival teams as they set out in a race to conquer the mountain. A mountaineering drama based on the novel by Carl Haensel and inspired in the dramatic true story of Edward Whymper, who led the first successful ascent of the Matterhorn in 1865.

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