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    Sturm in der ostwand DVD

    Sturm in der ostwand

    Rolf Hansen (1950)

    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. Sound remake of the original Das weisse holle von Pitz Palu (The white hell of Pitz Palu).

    Germany / 107 min

    Sturm in der ostwand

    Rolf Hansen

    • 1950
    • Germany
    • 107 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. Sound remake of the original Das weisse holle von Pitz Palu (The white hell of Pitz Palu).

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    Von der Liebe besiegt DVD

    Von der Liebe besiegt

    Luis Trenker (1956)

    Mario Claris is the successful co-owner of an engineering firm in Zurich. That makes it even harder for the reliable man to hear, that a bridge designed by him collapsed and took 43 men to their deaths. Mario’s feeling of guilt is so strong, that he decides to commit suicide in the mountains. A shepherd thwarts his plans, however. And through the love of Angela, the daughter of a country doctor caring for him, he finds his way back to life.

    Germany / 93 min

    Von der Liebe besiegt

    Luis Trenker

    • 1956
    • Germany
    • 93 min
    Mario Claris is the successful co-owner of an engineering firm in Zurich. That makes it even harder for the reliable man to hear, that a bridge designed by him collapsed and took 43 men to their deaths. Mario’s feeling of guilt is so strong, that he decides to commit suicide in the mountains. A shepherd thwarts his plans, however. And through the love of Angela, the daughter of a country doctor caring for him, he finds his way back to life.

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  • Drama / Thriller

    Nacht am Mont Blanc DVD

    Nacht am Mont Blanc

    Harald Reinl (1951)

    At the French-Italian border high in the Montblanc massif, police officer Vigo is fighting a gang of drug smugglers. While his fiancée Monika is waiting for him in the mountain hotel, she happens to meet her old friend Hans again. In the late evening, Hans secretly leaves the hotel for a ski tour in the mountains. At the same time a murder is discovered in the hotel, and Hans is suspected of being the culprit. Vigo, who has returned to the hotel, picks up the persecution of the alleged murderer. Monika hurries after the two to convince her fiancé of the innocence of her old friend. In the mountains there is a fight between the two men.

    Austria, Germany / 79 min

    Nacht am Mont Blanc

    Harald Reinl

    • 1951
    • Austria, Germany
    • 79 min
    At the French-Italian border high in the Montblanc massif, police officer Vigo is fighting a gang of drug smugglers. While his fiancée Monika is waiting for him in the mountain hotel, she happens to meet her old friend Hans again. In the late evening, Hans secretly leaves the hotel for a ski tour in the mountains. At the same time a murder is discovered in the hotel, and Hans is suspected of being the culprit. Vigo, who has returned to the hotel, picks up the persecution of the alleged murderer. Monika hurries after the two to convince her fiancé of the innocence of her old friend. In the mountains there is a fight between the two men.

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  • Drama / Action

    High ice DVD

    High ice

    Eugene S. Jones (1980)

    When two couples on a weekend mountain climb in the Pacific Northwest are caught in an avalanche, one perishes, and the three survivors become prisoners of the mountain -trapped in the cold on a tiny ledge thousands of feet from safety. Army Lt. Col. Thatcher immediately assumes command of the dangerous rescue mission, buc clashes head-on with Mac the forest ranger, and the only man who may be able to rescue the climbers. Meanwhile, the weather keeps shifting, and the slopes become sheets of ice, impenetrable from above or below.

    USA / 104 min

    High ice

    Eugene S. Jones

    • 1980
    • USA
    • 104 min
    When two couples on a weekend mountain climb in the Pacific Northwest are caught in an avalanche, one perishes, and the three survivors become prisoners of the mountain -trapped in the cold on a tiny ledge thousands of feet from safety. Army Lt. Col. Thatcher immediately assumes command of the dangerous rescue mission, buc clashes head-on with Mac the forest ranger, and the only man who may be able to rescue the climbers. Meanwhile, the weather keeps shifting, and the slopes become sheets of ice, impenetrable from above or below.

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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

    Les étoiles de midi

    Les étoiles de midi

    Jacques Ertaud (1959)

    Docudrama about some of the more spectacular exploits of French mountain climbers over the last several decades. It recounts a day of climbing in Chamonix. Different parties are at the refuge, they tell tales, get ready for their day, then go climbing. Some are novices on easy route, others are guides with clients, others are pro climbers putting up a new route. Things happen, small things like getting lost, big things like rescuing a snowblind climber.

    France / 78 min

    Les étoiles de midi

    Jacques Ertaud, Marcel Ichac

    • 1959
    • France
    • 78 min
    Docudrama about some of the more spectacular exploits of French mountain climbers over the last several decades. It recounts a day of climbing in Chamonix. Different parties are at the refuge, they tell tales, get ready for their day, then go climbing. Some are novices on easy route, others are guides with clients, others are pro climbers putting up a new route. Things happen, small things like getting lost, big things like rescuing a snowblind climber.

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  • Drama / Thriller

    Mort d'un guide Vod

    Mort d'un guide

    Jacques Ertaud (1975)

    Inspired by the drama of René Desmaison and Serge Gousseault in the Grandes Jorasses in the winter of 1971, the film narrates the suspense-filled drama of two mountain guides who attempt to regain their reputations by climbing a new route on the West Face of the Dru near Chamonix, France. After six days, they are missing in action. A journalist investigates what has happened.

    France / 100 min

    Mort d'un guide

    Jacques Ertaud

    • 1975
    • France
    • 100 min
    Inspired by the drama of René Desmaison and Serge Gousseault in the Grandes Jorasses in the winter of 1971, the film narrates the suspense-filled drama of two mountain guides who attempt to regain their reputations by climbing a new route on the West Face of the Dru near Chamonix, France. After six days, they are missing in action. A journalist investigates what has happened.

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  • Drama / Thriller

    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 / 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 / Thriller

    Les chevaliers de la montagne

    Les chevaliers de la montagne

    Mario Bonnard (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. French version of the film ‘Der sohn der weissen berge’, shot the same year by the same team but with different actors.

    France / 70 min

    Les chevaliers de la montagne

    Les chevaliers de la montagne

    Mario Bonnard

    • 1930
    • France
    • 70 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. French version of the film ‘Der sohn der weissen berge’, shot the same year by the same team but with different actors.

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