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    Der Berg des Schicksals

    Der Berg des Schicksals

    Arnold Fanck (1924)

    After a mountaineer is killed attempting to climb a difficult mountain, his son dreams of conquering the peak that has defeated his father. But his mother makes him promise never to attempt it. Events eventually force her to release him from the promise, and he ascends the mountain successfully.

    Germany / 87 min

    Der Berg des Schicksals

    Arnold Fanck

    • 1924
    • Germany
    • 87 min
    After a mountaineer is killed attempting to climb a difficult mountain, his son dreams of conquering the peak that has defeated his father. But his mother makes him promise never to attempt it. Events eventually force her to release him from the promise, and he ascends the mountain successfully.

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  • Drama / Adventure

    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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  • Drama / Adventure

    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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  • Drama / Mountain Drama

    The climb

    John Schmidt (2002)

    A Christian film about two rock climbers, who meet each other during a rescue. They get a chance to realize a climb of a lifetime, but with an unexpected change: they have to work together. It is a special team, with totally different people, who have different life goals, different views, but use the same climbing technique. It is action filled, but also heart touching film about egoism, responsibility and forgiveness.

    USA / 98 min

    The climb

    John Schmidt

    • 2002
    • USA
    • 98 min
    A Christian film about two rock climbers, who meet each other during a rescue. They get a chance to realize a climb of a lifetime, but with an unexpected change: they have to work together. It is a special team, with totally different people, who have different life goals, different views, but use the same climbing technique. It is action filled, but also heart touching film about egoism, responsibility and forgiveness.

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  • Drama / Adventure

    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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  • Drama / Mountain Drama

    Fallet

    Fallet

    Andreas Thaulow (2015)

    Fallet is a drama about rock climbing that takes place in Scandinavian Mountains. It was directed by Andreas Thaulow in 2015 and produced by Spaett Film. It features Lisa Carlehed, Mads Sjøgård Pettersen, Johanne Fossheim and Sture Wisth.

    Norway / 15 min

    Fallet

    Andreas Thaulow

    • 2015
    • Norway
    • 15 min
    Fallet is a drama about rock climbing that takes place in Scandinavian Mountains. It was directed by Andreas Thaulow in 2015 and produced by Spaett Film. It features Lisa Carlehed, Mads Sjøgård Pettersen, Johanne Fossheim and Sture Wisth.

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  • Drama / Action

    Sub zero Vod

    Sub zero

    Jim Wynorski (2005)

    A device that controls a powerful Russian-made satellite weapon is stolen by Russian terrorists, who try to escape by flying out but are shot down. The device is now on top of K2. The device is still active and where it will strike is indeterminable. The good guys have to get to the device and deactivate it. Only trouble, it's winter and it'll be difficult to climb K2. A few of the best mountain climbers in the world are recruited to take techs who can deactivate the device to the top of K2.

    Canada / 83 min

    Sub zero

    Jim Wynorski

    • 2005
    • Canada
    • 83 min
    A device that controls a powerful Russian-made satellite weapon is stolen by Russian terrorists, who try to escape by flying out but are shot down. The device is now on top of K2. The device is still active and where it will strike is indeterminable. The good guys have to get to the device and deactivate it. Only trouble, it's winter and it'll be difficult to climb K2. A few of the best mountain climbers in the world are recruited to take techs who can deactivate the device to the top of K2.

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  • Drama / Adventure

    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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  • Drama / Thriller

    Höchste gefahr - Einsatz hubschrauber Vod

    Höchste gefahr - Einsatz hubschrauber

    Armin Dahlen (1963)

    Hans Maussner and Toni Kaiser work for the border police in the Bavarian mountains. They chase murderers through the impassable mountainous terrain near Garmisch, set smugglers' gangs, solve thefts, help accident victims and search for missing people. In this episode, Hans and Toni have to rush to the aid of an injured pilot: he is hanging on a rock face with his parachute. The two alpine policemen undertake a dangerous ascent to save the man. Very soon they realize that without the help of a helicopter it is not possible to save the already unconscious man. Alarm in den Bergen (Alarm in the Mountains) was a German thriller television series that was broadcast on ZDF in 1965.

    Germany / 25 min

    Höchste gefahr - Einsatz hubschrauber

    Armin Dahlen

    • 1963
    • Germany
    • 25 min
    Hans Maussner and Toni Kaiser work for the border police in the Bavarian mountains. They chase murderers through the impassable mountainous terrain near Garmisch, set smugglers' gangs, solve thefts, help accident victims and search for missing people. In this episode, Hans and Toni have to rush to the aid of an injured pilot: he is hanging on a rock face with his parachute. The two alpine policemen undertake a dangerous ascent to save the man. Very soon they realize that without the help of a helicopter it is not possible to save the already unconscious man. Alarm in den Bergen (Alarm in the Mountains) was a German thriller television series that was broadcast on ZDF in 1965.

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  • Drama / Thriller

    Heisse Grenze Vod

    Heisse Grenze

    Armin Dahlen (1963)

    Hans Maussner and Toni Kaiser work for the border police in the Bavarian mountains. They chase murderers through the impassable mountainous terrain near Garmisch, set smugglers' gangs, solve thefts, help accident victims and search for missing people. In this episode, Hans and Toni have been watching for the third week an extreme mountaineer climbing the same peak: the one that forms the border with Austria. They do not yet know that the man is picking up cocaine stored there and handing it over to a stranger in the valley who is part of an international drug ring. Alarm in den Bergen (Alarm in the Mountains) was a German thriller television series that was broadcast on ZDF in 1965.

    Germany / 25 min

    Heisse Grenze

    Armin Dahlen

    • 1963
    • Germany
    • 25 min
    Hans Maussner and Toni Kaiser work for the border police in the Bavarian mountains. They chase murderers through the impassable mountainous terrain near Garmisch, set smugglers' gangs, solve thefts, help accident victims and search for missing people. In this episode, Hans and Toni have been watching for the third week an extreme mountaineer climbing the same peak: the one that forms the border with Austria. They do not yet know that the man is picking up cocaine stored there and handing it over to a stranger in the valley who is part of an international drug ring. Alarm in den Bergen (Alarm in the Mountains) was a German thriller television series that was broadcast on ZDF in 1965.

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  • Drama / Mountain Drama

    Premier de cordée DVD

    Premier de cordée

    Pierre-Antoine Hiroz (1999)

    Joseph Serettaz, a reputed guide from Chamonix, in the French Alps, is killed at the end of the 1930's during a climbing expedition with a rich industrialist from Milan. The latter is unhurt, although in a state of shock. When Zian Servettaz sets off to find his father’s body, destiny again takes a hand and he too is the victim of a fall, in which he fractures his cranium. The industrialist’s daughter Bianca would like to express her gratitude to the Servettaz family, but Zian rebuffs her kindness. Adaptation of three novels by Roger Frison-Roche (Premier de cordee, La grande crevasse, Retour a la montagne).

    France, Italy, Switzerland / 178 min

    Premier de cordée

    Pierre-Antoine Hiroz, Edouard Niermans

    • 1999
    • France, Italy, Switzerland
    • 178 min
    Joseph Serettaz, a reputed guide from Chamonix, in the French Alps, is killed at the end of the 1930's during a climbing expedition with a rich industrialist from Milan. The latter is unhurt, although in a state of shock. When Zian Servettaz sets off to find his father’s body, destiny again takes a hand and he too is the victim of a fall, in which he fractures his cranium. The industrialist’s daughter Bianca would like to express her gratitude to the Servettaz family, but Zian rebuffs her kindness. Adaptation of three novels by Roger Frison-Roche (Premier de cordee, La grande crevasse, Retour a la montagne).

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    Mémoire de glace

    Mémoire de glace

    Pierre-Antoine Hiroz (2006)

    In the sumptuous setting of the Mont Blanc, a family secret in the form of a perfectly conserved body has remained buried deep in the ice for 15 years. Its reappearance will spark off many emotions. Everyone had believed that Bertrand Santini had been living happily abroad all those years. The difficult task of solving the mystery surrounding Bertrand Santini’s death falls to Police Lieutenant Martin Le Kerrec. From false leads to good intuition, from false suspects to true revelations, the young policeman will gently but determinedly untangle the painful secret weighing down on two families who have lived a lie for fifteen years.

    France / 90 min

    Mémoire de glace

    Pierre-Antoine Hiroz

    • 2006
    • France
    • 90 min
    In the sumptuous setting of the Mont Blanc, a family secret in the form of a perfectly conserved body has remained buried deep in the ice for 15 years. Its reappearance will spark off many emotions. Everyone had believed that Bertrand Santini had been living happily abroad all those years. The difficult task of solving the mystery surrounding Bertrand Santini’s death falls to Police Lieutenant Martin Le Kerrec. From false leads to good intuition, from false suspects to true revelations, the young policeman will gently but determinedly untangle the painful secret weighing down on two families who have lived a lie for fifteen years.

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