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    Five days one summer Vod

    Five days one summer

    Fred Zinnemann (1982)

    Arriving at a Swiss chalet for a mountain-climbing vacation, middle-aged doctor, Douglas Meredith (Connery), is accompanied by Kate (Betsy Brantley), a young woman posing as his wife. Although he’s married to another, Douglas refuses to break it off with Kate, even though the affair would bring them shame if exposed. Things come to a head, however, when their guide (Lambert Wilson) finds himself attracted to Kate, and the dark secret she and Douglas share is finally revealed.

    USA / 108 min

    Five days one summer

    Fred Zinnemann

    • 1982
    • USA
    • 108 min
    Arriving at a Swiss chalet for a mountain-climbing vacation, middle-aged doctor, Douglas Meredith (Connery), is accompanied by Kate (Betsy Brantley), a young woman posing as his wife. Although he’s married to another, Douglas refuses to break it off with Kate, even though the affair would bring them shame if exposed. Things come to a head, however, when their guide (Lambert Wilson) finds himself attracted to Kate, and the dark secret she and Douglas share is finally revealed.

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  • Drama / Adventure

    The ascent

    Donald Shebib (1994)

    The real-life adventure of a dashing Italian soldier who escapes a British prisoner-of-war camp because he dreams of climbing 17,000-foot Mt. Kenya and planting the Italian flag at the summit. The obsessive British camp commander pursues him, and the two men are locked in a battle of wills, fuelled by honor and their love for the same woman.

    Canada, USA / 94 min

    The ascent

    Donald Shebib

    • 1994
    • Canada, USA
    • 94 min
    The real-life adventure of a dashing Italian soldier who escapes a British prisoner-of-war camp because he dreams of climbing 17,000-foot Mt. Kenya and planting the Italian flag at the summit. The obsessive British camp commander pursues him, and the two men are locked in a battle of wills, fuelled by honor and their love for the same woman.

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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 / Thriller

    Duell in den Bergen DVD

    Duell in den Bergen

    Luis Trenker (1950)

    Two customs officers are shot dead by a smuggler gang. The Italian police puts Mauri and Berti on the case, which quickly gain the confidence of Stefan, who is in contact with the smugglers. Stefan's niece Sandra falls in love with Berti and makes Beppo, another smuggler - whom she is promised - jealous. Stefan does not want to have anything to do with the smugglers, but he is forced to go again. Berti and Mauri are capturing the gang step by step. But Beppo can flee and warn Stefan. In the mountains it comes to the last fight.

    Germany, Italy / 95 min

    Duell in den Bergen

    Luis Trenker

    • 1950
    • Germany, Italy
    • 95 min
    Two customs officers are shot dead by a smuggler gang. The Italian police puts Mauri and Berti on the case, which quickly gain the confidence of Stefan, who is in contact with the smugglers. Stefan's niece Sandra falls in love with Berti and makes Beppo, another smuggler - whom she is promised - jealous. Stefan does not want to have anything to do with the smugglers, but he is forced to go again. Berti and Mauri are capturing the gang step by step. But Beppo can flee and warn Stefan. In the mountains it comes to the last fight.

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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 / Mountain Drama

    Rêve éternel

    Rêve éternel

    Arnold Fanck (1934)

    The legend says that the summit of Mont Blanc is covered in gold. This ancestral belief has obsessed Jacques Balmat, a mountain guide, from his childhood. Now only he believes in the legend, and is the laughingstock of the villagers. Determined to prove that he is right, he takes advantage of the interest of the Swiss naturalist and physicist Horace Benedict de Saussure, who promises a reward of a thousand pieces of gold for the first who reaches the summit. The determination of Jacques Balmat will overcome the numerous obstacles that will arise during the ascent. French version of the film 'Der Konig vom Mont Blanc', in which the second-tier actors are different.

    France, Germany / 78 min

    Rêve éternel

    Arnold Fanck, Henri Chomette

    • 1934
    • France, Germany
    • 78 min
    The legend says that the summit of Mont Blanc is covered in gold. This ancestral belief has obsessed Jacques Balmat, a mountain guide, from his childhood. Now only he believes in the legend, and is the laughingstock of the villagers. Determined to prove that he is right, he takes advantage of the interest of the Swiss naturalist and physicist Horace Benedict de Saussure, who promises a reward of a thousand pieces of gold for the first who reaches the summit. The determination of Jacques Balmat will overcome the numerous obstacles that will arise during the ascent. French version of the film 'Der Konig vom Mont Blanc', in which the second-tier actors are different.

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  • Drama / War

    The doomed battalion

    The doomed battalion

    Cyril Gardner (1932)

    Shortly before the First World War, an Italian and an Austrian mountain guides take part in a mountaineering expedition together. Not long afterwards they find themselves fighting on different sides in the same area in the Dolomites, fighting to conquer the same high pass (Col Alto). When the war is over, they meet again. Their friendship has survived the war.
    American version of the film Berge in flammen. It uses some scenes from the original German-French version. There is a third version of the film titled Les monts en flammes, shot the same year in French.

    USA / 81 min

    The doomed battalion

    Cyril Gardner

    • 1932
    • USA
    • 81 min
    Shortly before the First World War, an Italian and an Austrian mountain guides take part in a mountaineering expedition together. Not long afterwards they find themselves fighting on different sides in the same area in the Dolomites, fighting to conquer the same high pass (Col Alto). When the war is over, they meet again. Their friendship has survived the war.
    American version of the film Berge in flammen. It uses some scenes from the original German-French version. There is a third version of the film titled Les monts en flammes, shot the same year in French.

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    Les monts en flammes

    Les monts en flammes

    Luis Trenker (1931)

    Shortly before the First World War, an Italian and an Austrian mountain guides take part in a mountaineering expedition together. Not long afterwards they find themselves fighting on different sides in the same area in the Dolomites, fighting to conquer the same high pass (Col Alto). When the war is over, they meet again. Their friendship has survived the war. There are two other versions of the film. The original was shot in german the same year (Berge in flammen). The other, shot in english the year after, was produced by the american Universal Pictures (The doomed battalion). Both uses scenes from the original german version.

    France, Germany / 102 min

    Les monts en flammes

    Luis Trenker, Joë Hamman

    • 1931
    • France, Germany
    • 102 min
    Shortly before the First World War, an Italian and an Austrian mountain guides take part in a mountaineering expedition together. Not long afterwards they find themselves fighting on different sides in the same area in the Dolomites, fighting to conquer the same high pass (Col Alto). When the war is over, they meet again. Their friendship has survived the war. There are two other versions of the film. The original was shot in german the same year (Berge in flammen). The other, shot in english the year after, was produced by the american Universal Pictures (The doomed battalion). Both uses scenes from the original german version.

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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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