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    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

    Everest

    Graeme Campbell (2007)

    Based on the true story of the first Canadians to ever make it to the top of the world's tallest and most historic peak. A proud moment for Canadians and an adventure that is filled with bitterness, broken relationships and the bodies of four dead men. Based on the book Canadians on Everest: The Courageous Expedition of 1982 by Bruce Patterson of the Times-Colonist newspaper.

    Canada / 174 min

    Everest

    Graeme Campbell

    • 2007
    • Canada
    • 174 min
    Based on the true story of the first Canadians to ever make it to the top of the world's tallest and most historic peak. A proud moment for Canadians and an adventure that is filled with bitterness, broken relationships and the bodies of four dead men. Based on the book Canadians on Everest: The Courageous Expedition of 1982 by Bruce Patterson of the Times-Colonist newspaper.

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  • Docudrama / Chronicle

    Left for dead on Everest Vod

    Left for dead on Everest

    Neil Rawles (2011)

    Australian mountaineer Lincoln Hall attempted to climb Everest in 1984 but didn't reach the summit. Now, 22 years later, he has a second chance. Despite his age, Lincoln fulfils his lifelong dream, but on the descent is struck by a deadly form of altitude sickness known as a cerebral oedema. Unable to climb and suffering from hypothermia, Lincoln is left for dead at 28,000ft. During the night, when his death already announced, Lincoln awakens and that morning is found by Dan Mazur and his group of climbers during their summit attempt.

    UK, USA / 45 min

    Left for dead on Everest

    Neil Rawles

    • 2011
    • UK, USA
    • 45 min
    Australian mountaineer Lincoln Hall attempted to climb Everest in 1984 but didn't reach the summit. Now, 22 years later, he has a second chance. Despite his age, Lincoln fulfils his lifelong dream, but on the descent is struck by a deadly form of altitude sickness known as a cerebral oedema. Unable to climb and suffering from hypothermia, Lincoln is left for dead at 28,000ft. During the night, when his death already announced, Lincoln awakens and that morning is found by Dan Mazur and his group of climbers during their summit attempt.

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  • Drama / Biographical

    Nanga Parbat Vod

    Nanga Parbat

    Joseph Vilsmaier (2010)

    Nanga Parbat tells the true story of the brothers Reinhold and Gunther Messner, who set out to climb Pakistan’s Nanga Parbat, as part of the 1970 german expedition. Both brothers reach the top of Parbat’s by the Rupal Face, though tragically only Reinhold survives the descent. Reinhold is accused of having abandoned his brother for an excess of ambition. The film exposes the vision of the tragedy that Reinhold Messner has always defended and that the evidences seems to demonstrate: Günther, then 23, was buried by an avalanche during the descent through the Diamir Face.

    Germany / 104 min

    Nanga Parbat

    Joseph Vilsmaier

    • 2010
    • Germany
    • 104 min
    Nanga Parbat tells the true story of the brothers Reinhold and Gunther Messner, who set out to climb Pakistan’s Nanga Parbat, as part of the 1970 german expedition. Both brothers reach the top of Parbat’s by the Rupal Face, though tragically only Reinhold survives the descent. Reinhold is accused of having abandoned his brother for an excess of ambition. The film exposes the vision of the tragedy that Reinhold Messner has always defended and that the evidences seems to demonstrate: Günther, then 23, was buried by an avalanche during the descent through the Diamir Face.

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  • Drama / Biographical

    Seven years in Tibet Vod

    Seven years in Tibet

    Jean-Jacques Annaud (1997)

    The movie tells the story of Austrian mountain climber Heinrich Harrer, who during an himalayan expedition to Nanga Parbat, at the start of World War II, is captured by the British and confined to a prision camp. He escapes fleeing north across the Himalayan mountains into Tibet. There he met and befriended the young Dalai Lama, only to have to escape back into India some years later when the Red Chinese Army invaded his adopted home.

    UK, USA / 136 min

    Seven years in Tibet

    Jean-Jacques Annaud

    • 1997
    • UK, USA
    • 136 min
    The movie tells the story of Austrian mountain climber Heinrich Harrer, who during an himalayan expedition to Nanga Parbat, at the start of World War II, is captured by the British and confined to a prision camp. He escapes fleeing north across the Himalayan mountains into Tibet. There he met and befriended the young Dalai Lama, only to have to escape back into India some years later when the Red Chinese Army invaded his adopted home.

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  • Drama / Adventure

    K2 Vod

    K2

    Franc Roddam (1991)

    Taylor and Harold are good friends and avid climbers. While climbing one day, they meet a man who it seems might be attempting to climb K2, the world's second-highest peak. Always pushy, Taylor bugs the man for a spot on the team, claiming that he and Harold are good enough. They may be very good, but K2 is a very tough mountain.

    Japan, UK, USA / 102 min

    K2

    Franc Roddam

    • 1991
    • Japan, UK, USA
    • 102 min
    Taylor and Harold are good friends and avid climbers. While climbing one day, they meet a man who it seems might be attempting to climb K2, the world's second-highest peak. Always pushy, Taylor bugs the man for a spot on the team, claiming that he and Harold are good enough. They may be very good, but K2 is a very tough mountain.

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  • Drama / Adventure

    The blizzard Vod

    The blizzard

    Akira Kurosawa (1990)

    A group of four mountaineers struggle up a mountain path during a horrendous blizzard. It has been snowing for three days and the men are dispirited and ready to give up. One by one they stop walking, giving into the snow and sure death. The leader endeavors to push on, but he too, stops in the snow. A strange woman (possibly the Yuki-onna of Japanese myth) appears out of nowhere and attempts to lure the last conscious man to his death - give into the snow and the storm, she urges him on, into reverie, into sleep, into certain death...

    Japan, USA / 19 min

    The blizzard

    Akira Kurosawa

    • 1990
    • Japan, USA
    • 19 min
    A group of four mountaineers struggle up a mountain path during a horrendous blizzard. It has been snowing for three days and the men are dispirited and ready to give up. One by one they stop walking, giving into the snow and sure death. The leader endeavors to push on, but he too, stops in the snow. A strange woman (possibly the Yuki-onna of Japanese myth) appears out of nowhere and attempts to lure the last conscious man to his death - give into the snow and the storm, she urges him on, into reverie, into sleep, into certain death...

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  • Drama / Adventure

    The climb DVD

    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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  • Drama / Adventure

    Storm and sorrow Vod

    Storm and sorrow

    Richard A. Colla (1990)

    An eager but inexperienced woman is chosen to join a team of American mountain climbers in an historical assault on the high peaks of the Pamirs. Based on Robert Craig's true account of the 1974 International Soviet climbing expedition.

    USA / 91 min

    Storm and sorrow

    Richard A. Colla

    • 1990
    • USA
    • 91 min
    An eager but inexperienced woman is chosen to join a team of American mountain climbers in an historical assault on the high peaks of the Pamirs. Based on Robert Craig's true account of the 1974 International Soviet climbing expedition.

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  • Drama / Biographical

    Touch the top of the world Vod

    Touch the top of the world

    Peter Winther (2006)

    This gripping tale portrays the determination and heroism of Erik Weihenmayer, a rock and ice climber who overcame insurmountable odds to become the first blind man to reach the top of Mount Everest. The story follows Erik's journey from his time as a three-year-old boy diagnosed with a rare eye disease, through his childhood where his parents challenged him to live a normal life despite his limiting handicap. This is a story of dreams becoming reality, and one man's passion to do the impossible inspires his community and an entire generation of vision-impaired athletes.

    Canada / 89 min

    Touch the top of the world

    Peter Winther

    • 2006
    • Canada
    • 89 min
    This gripping tale portrays the determination and heroism of Erik Weihenmayer, a rock and ice climber who overcame insurmountable odds to become the first blind man to reach the top of Mount Everest. The story follows Erik's journey from his time as a three-year-old boy diagnosed with a rare eye disease, through his childhood where his parents challenged him to live a normal life despite his limiting handicap. This is a story of dreams becoming reality, and one man's passion to do the impossible inspires his community and an entire generation of vision-impaired athletes.

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  • Drama / Mountain Drama

    Cerro Torre - Schrei aus Stein Vod

    Cerro Torre - Schrei aus Stein

    Werner Herzog (1991)

    Cerro Torre is the most difficult peak on earth and the greatest alpine challenge. Roccia is the greatest, most experienced mountain climber in the world, conqueror of all the world’s highest mountains. Martin, on the other hand, is the world’s top rated sports climber and the most outstanding representative of a new generation of mountain climbers. When the death of a mutual friend in an attempt to climb the mountain, and a love rivalry divides them, it results in a bitter climbing duel. The struggle between the youth and the veteran will pay off with dramatic results.

    Argentina, Canada, France, Germany, Italy / 105 min

    Cerro Torre - Schrei aus Stein

    Werner Herzog

    • 1991
    • Argentina, Canada, France, Germany, Italy
    • 105 min
    Cerro Torre is the most difficult peak on earth and the greatest alpine challenge. Roccia is the greatest, most experienced mountain climber in the world, conqueror of all the world’s highest mountains. Martin, on the other hand, is the world’s top rated sports climber and the most outstanding representative of a new generation of mountain climbers. When the death of a mutual friend in an attempt to climb the mountain, and a love rivalry divides them, it results in a bitter climbing duel. The struggle between the youth and the veteran will pay off with dramatic results.

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  • Drama / Mountain Drama

    Everest Vod

    Everest

    Baltasar Kormákur (2015)

    he story of New Zealand's Robert "Rob" Edwin Hall, who on May 10, 1996, together with Scott Fischer, teamed up on a joint expedition to ascend Mount Everest.

    USA / 121 min

    Everest

    Baltasar Kormákur

    • 2015
    • USA
    • 121 min
    he story of New Zealand's Robert "Rob" Edwin Hall, who on May 10, 1996, together with Scott Fischer, teamed up on a joint expedition to ascend Mount Everest.

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