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    Die weisse Hölle vom Piz Palü DVD

    Die weisse Hölle vom Piz Palü

    Arnold Fanck (1929)

    A young couple go climbing in the mountains on their honeymoon. She gets lilled in an accident, and he, inconsolable, wanders the mountains for years without her. Another couple come to the same mountains some years after. They meet him and ask him to be their guide. Disaster strikes yet again. A frozen mountain landscape si the setting for some of the most spectacular film shots of the era which have not been surpassed eve with today’s technology.

    Germany / 150 min

    Die weisse Hölle vom Piz Palü

    Arnold Fanck, Georg Wilhelm Pabst

    • 1929
    • Germany
    • 150 min
    A young couple go climbing in the mountains on their honeymoon. She gets lilled in an accident, and he, inconsolable, wanders the mountains for years without her. Another couple come to the same mountains some years after. They meet him and ask him to be their guide. Disaster strikes yet again. A frozen mountain landscape si the setting for some of the most spectacular film shots of the era which have not been surpassed eve with today’s technology.

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    Wings over Everest

    Fay Yu (2019)

    When a plane carrying important documents crashes in the Death Zone of Mount Everest, two men claiming to work for India's research and analysis department offer a large sum of money to Team Wings, a mountain rescue organization, to take them up to recover them. They will fight a fierce battle on the dangerous Himalayas. A Chinese action movie produced for an international audience and digitally remastered to be released in IMAX3D cinemas. Directed by Yu Fay, Wings Over Everest stars Asian Film Award Winner Koji Yakusho, famous actress Zhang Jingchu, and Golden Horse Best Supporting Actor winner Lin Bohong.

    China / 110 min

    Wings over Everest

    Fay Yu

    • 2019
    • China
    • 110 min
    When a plane carrying important documents crashes in the Death Zone of Mount Everest, two men claiming to work for India's research and analysis department offer a large sum of money to Team Wings, a mountain rescue organization, to take them up to recover them. They will fight a fierce battle on the dangerous Himalayas. A Chinese action movie produced for an international audience and digitally remastered to be released in IMAX3D cinemas. Directed by Yu Fay, Wings Over Everest stars Asian Film Award Winner Koji Yakusho, famous actress Zhang Jingchu, and Golden Horse Best Supporting Actor winner Lin Bohong.

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    The Climb Vod

    The Climb

    Donald Shebib (1986)

    Story of mountaineer Hermann Buhl and his attempt on the summit of Nanga Parbat in 1953. The characters and incidents are based on the descriptions as described in the soruce material 'Nanga Parbat pilgrimage' written by Hermann Buhl. A production that was part of a series of three teleplays called Mountain Men, which concerned climbers who were the first to scale three iconic mountains. The other two are: Matterhorn by Lucy Walker (A dangerous kind of love, Colin Godman), Mont Blanc by Jacques Balmat (The great white mountain, Colin Godman).

    Canada, UK / 90 min

    The Climb

    Donald Shebib

    • 1986
    • Canada, UK
    • 90 min
    Story of mountaineer Hermann Buhl and his attempt on the summit of Nanga Parbat in 1953. The characters and incidents are based on the descriptions as described in the soruce material 'Nanga Parbat pilgrimage' written by Hermann Buhl. A production that was part of a series of three teleplays called Mountain Men, which concerned climbers who were the first to scale three iconic mountains. The other two are: Matterhorn by Lucy Walker (A dangerous kind of love, Colin Godman), Mont Blanc by Jacques Balmat (The great white mountain, Colin Godman).

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    Gripped - Climbing the Killer Pillar Vod

    Gripped - Climbing the Killer Pillar

    Ben Galland (2020)

    While bouldering with her friend Jade, Rose, a gym climber from Los Angeles, falls for Bret, an experienced outdoorsman. She talks him into taking her -against his better judgment- on a famous, advanced rock-climbing route called 'Killer Pillar'. Disaster strikes when Bret falls and suffers a serious head injury and torn shoulder. With no way to go but up, Rose has to lead the climb to the summit. When night falls they still have a long way to go and are forced to bivouac on a cliffside ledge. The next day, as a storm approaches, Bret drifts in and out of consciousness. It's up to Rose to save them both.

    USA / 89 min

    Gripped - Climbing the Killer Pillar

    Ben Galland

    • 2020
    • USA
    • 89 min
    While bouldering with her friend Jade, Rose, a gym climber from Los Angeles, falls for Bret, an experienced outdoorsman. She talks him into taking her -against his better judgment- on a famous, advanced rock-climbing route called 'Killer Pillar'. Disaster strikes when Bret falls and suffers a serious head injury and torn shoulder. With no way to go but up, Rose has to lead the climb to the summit. When night falls they still have a long way to go and are forced to bivouac on a cliffside ledge. The next day, as a storm approaches, Bret drifts in and out of consciousness. It's up to Rose to save them both.

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    Hazard

    Hazard

    Thomas Stobart (1959)

    This is a health and safety film on accident prevention using professional actors, and with Joe Brown as stuntman. It tells the story of two steelworkers who attempt to climb a rock in the Dolomites. During the ascent, one of the climbers gets hit on the head by falling rocks and is knocked unconscious. As his mate descends to get help he too has an accident when he loses his hammer, and he too lies on a ledge. A film produced for the British Iron and Steel Federation and nominated to the Bafta awards in 1960 as the Best Specialised Film.

    UK / 36 min

    Hazard

    Thomas Stobart

    • 1959
    • UK
    • 36 min
    This is a health and safety film on accident prevention using professional actors, and with Joe Brown as stuntman. It tells the story of two steelworkers who attempt to climb a rock in the Dolomites. During the ascent, one of the climbers gets hit on the head by falling rocks and is knocked unconscious. As his mate descends to get help he too has an accident when he loses his hammer, and he too lies on a ledge. A film produced for the British Iron and Steel Federation and nominated to the Bafta awards in 1960 as the Best Specialised Film.

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    Gefährlicher Aufstieg Vod

    Gefährlicher Aufstieg

    F. J Gottlieb (1965)

    Sixth episode of the 'Wolken über Kaprun' adventure austrian TV series. On this episode Reuterer wants to climb the king's point with two other people. But this ascent is very dangerous because it is winter. Maria arrives at the hut the evening before the ascent to Mutineer and asks him not to leave. But Reuterer is determined. The ascent leads to a dangerous crash and a man's life literally hangs by a thread.

    Austria / 26 min

    Gefährlicher Aufstieg

    F. J Gottlieb

    • 1965
    • Austria
    • 26 min
    Sixth episode of the 'Wolken über Kaprun' adventure austrian TV series. On this episode Reuterer wants to climb the king's point with two other people. But this ascent is very dangerous because it is winter. Maria arrives at the hut the evening before the ascent to Mutineer and asks him not to leave. But Reuterer is determined. The ascent leads to a dangerous crash and a man's life literally hangs by a thread.

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    The Last Blue Mountain

    The Last Blue Mountain

    Lawrence Gordon Clark (1971)

    A film recreating the heart-rending true story of the 1957 expedition to Mount Haramosh in the Karakoram range in Pakistan. With the summit beyond reach, four young climbers are about to return to camp. Their brief pause to enjoy the view and take photographs is interrupted by an avalanche that sweeps Bernard Jillott and John Emery hundreds of feet down the mountain into a snow basin. Miraculously, they both survive the fall. Rae Culbert and Tony Streather risk their own lives to rescue their friends, only to become stranded alongside them.

    UK / 30 min

    The Last Blue Mountain

    Lawrence Gordon Clark

    • 1971
    • UK
    • 30 min
    A film recreating the heart-rending true story of the 1957 expedition to Mount Haramosh in the Karakoram range in Pakistan. With the summit beyond reach, four young climbers are about to return to camp. Their brief pause to enjoy the view and take photographs is interrupted by an avalanche that sweeps Bernard Jillott and John Emery hundreds of feet down the mountain into a snow basin. Miraculously, they both survive the fall. Rae Culbert and Tony Streather risk their own lives to rescue their friends, only to become stranded alongside them.

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    Eagle Rock

    Henry Geddes (1964)

    A healthy dose of fresh air, a few risky situations and good-natured pranks make this Children Film Foundation film a most enjoyable watch. David is a stubborn London teenager with a sense of his own superiority. Spending a couple of weeks at a boys-only youth club in the Lake District, he gets frustrated when forbidden to climb a local mountain - due to a protected eagle nesting at the top - and plots a secret ascent. What could go wrong?

    UK / 62 min

    Eagle Rock

    Henry Geddes

    • 1964
    • UK
    • 62 min
    A healthy dose of fresh air, a few risky situations and good-natured pranks make this Children Film Foundation film a most enjoyable watch. David is a stubborn London teenager with a sense of his own superiority. Spending a couple of weeks at a boys-only youth club in the Lake District, he gets frustrated when forbidden to climb a local mountain - due to a protected eagle nesting at the top - and plots a secret ascent. What could go wrong?

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    The silent heroes

    The silent heroes

    Mahesh Bhatt (2015)

    The film is based on the story of 13 real deaf children who through mountaineering want to prove that they are different but not disabled. The Leader who never considered the deaf children as capable and equal and discouraged them all through the course gets badly injured in an accident. This might be an end to Children dreams of scaling Himalayan peaks and proving their worth in front of the outside world. Now it is for these deaf children to show their skills, presence of mind and courage to save their Leader and prove their worth.

    India / 115 min

    The silent heroes

    Mahesh Bhatt

    • 2015
    • India
    • 115 min
    The film is based on the story of 13 real deaf children who through mountaineering want to prove that they are different but not disabled. The Leader who never considered the deaf children as capable and equal and discouraged them all through the course gets badly injured in an accident. This might be an end to Children dreams of scaling Himalayan peaks and proving their worth in front of the outside world. Now it is for these deaf children to show their skills, presence of mind and courage to save their Leader and prove their worth.

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    El Valle Blanco

    El Valle Blanco

    Armando Seville (1941)

    Rare film about skiing, shot in the Nuria Valley in 1941, with the participation of the first company of skiers of Nuria. The documentary entitled 'The White Valley', was made by the directors Seville and Fortuny and filmed in the Valley of Nuria in 1940 or 1941, with the participation of the first ski company of Nuria.

    Spain / 15 min

    El Valle Blanco

    Armando Seville, Joan Fortuny

    • 1941
    • Spain
    • 15 min
    Rare film about skiing, shot in the Nuria Valley in 1941, with the participation of the first company of skiers of Nuria. The documentary entitled 'The White Valley', was made by the directors Seville and Fortuny and filmed in the Valley of Nuria in 1940 or 1941, with the participation of the first ski company of Nuria.

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    Poka stoyat gory

    Poka stoyat gory

    Vadim Mikhaylov (1976)

    Four experienced alpinists climb a dangerous wall in ideal weather. A falling stone pierces the rope in a flash, a mountaineer falls into the depths. Immediately the others, including the victim's desperate mistress, start the search. After an inconclusive course, a member, who has taken over the leadership in the meantime, decides to give up and to turn back, because it no longer sees any chance of survival for the companion. Thus, the man is accused of failure to help, which is followed by a judicial dispute.

    Soviet Union / 78 min

    Poka stoyat gory

    Vadim Mikhaylov

    • 1976
    • Soviet Union
    • 78 min
    Four experienced alpinists climb a dangerous wall in ideal weather. A falling stone pierces the rope in a flash, a mountaineer falls into the depths. Immediately the others, including the victim's desperate mistress, start the search. After an inconclusive course, a member, who has taken over the leadership in the meantime, decides to give up and to turn back, because it no longer sees any chance of survival for the companion. Thus, the man is accused of failure to help, which is followed by a judicial dispute.
  • Drama / Adventure

    The Himalayas Vod

    The Himalayas

    Lee Seok-hoon (2015)

    Following a grueling climb up Kanchenjunga, Hong-gil and Mu-taek become fast friends and partners in climb. The peak of their professional careers comes when they become the 14th team to scale the Himalayas. But the climb came at a price: both sustained injuries and Hong-gil was compelled to retire. Years later, Hong-gil is a renowned lecturer and Mu-taek takes up an assignment to go up Everest. When Hong-gil learns that Mu-taek has gone missing, he blames himself for encouraging the younger man's plans. Looking at a photo of Mu-taek's frozen corpse still trapped on the mountain, he decides to put together a rescue team to retrieve the body. Despite warnings, concerns over his injured leg and treacherous storms, Hong-gil leads the expedition. The story is based on true events.

    South Korea / 124 min

    The Himalayas

    Lee Seok-hoon

    • 2015
    • South Korea
    • 124 min
    Following a grueling climb up Kanchenjunga, Hong-gil and Mu-taek become fast friends and partners in climb. The peak of their professional careers comes when they become the 14th team to scale the Himalayas. But the climb came at a price: both sustained injuries and Hong-gil was compelled to retire. Years later, Hong-gil is a renowned lecturer and Mu-taek takes up an assignment to go up Everest. When Hong-gil learns that Mu-taek has gone missing, he blames himself for encouraging the younger man's plans. Looking at a photo of Mu-taek's frozen corpse still trapped on the mountain, he decides to put together a rescue team to retrieve the body. Despite warnings, concerns over his injured leg and treacherous storms, Hong-gil leads the expedition. The story is based on true events.

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