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    Im Banne des Monte Miracolo DVD

    Im Banne des Monte Miracolo

    Luis Trenker (1945)

    An engineer struggles with his rival to receive the order to carry out an important construction in the Valle d'Aosta. Both opponents embark on a competitive alpine challenge, with the intention of being able to eliminate the opponent at the minimum opportunity. After an unfortunate accident, one of the two disappears.

    Austria, Italy / 75 min

    Im Banne des Monte Miracolo

    Luis Trenker

    • 1945
    • Austria, Italy
    • 75 min
    An engineer struggles with his rival to receive the order to carry out an important construction in the Valle d'Aosta. Both opponents embark on a competitive alpine challenge, with the intention of being able to eliminate the opponent at the minimum opportunity. After an unfortunate accident, one of the two disappears.

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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 / Adventure

    Third man on the mountain Vod

    Third man on the mountain

    Ken Annakin (1959)

    Rudi is a kitchen worker determined to conquer the Citadel -the jagged, snowcapped peak that claimed his father's life. Encouraged by both a famed English climber and the youth's devoted girlfriend, Rudi goes through a grueling training period before hi is ready to face the incredible dangers of the killer mountain. The story is slightly inspired by the figure of Edward Wymper and by story of the conquest of the Matterhorn.

    USA / 105 min

    Third man on the mountain

    Ken Annakin

    • 1959
    • USA
    • 105 min
    Rudi is a kitchen worker determined to conquer the Citadel -the jagged, snowcapped peak that claimed his father's life. Encouraged by both a famed English climber and the youth's devoted girlfriend, Rudi goes through a grueling training period before hi is ready to face the incredible dangers of the killer mountain. The story is slightly inspired by the figure of Edward Wymper and by story of the conquest of the Matterhorn.

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  • Drama / Mountain Drama

    Nordwand Vod

    Nordwand

    Philipp Stölzl (2008)

    Germany, summer 1936: Toni and Andi, friends since childhood, are particularly attracted to one mountain: the Eiger. Its north face, also known as 'the death face', has not yet been conquered. During their preparations, they encounter Luise, the first woman Toni ever loved. Now a journalist, she has arrived to cover their attempt, along with the loyal Nazi reporter Arau. On the face the two men meet the Austrians Willi and Edi. Then things spin out of control for the climbers: the weather changes, and Willy is injured. A race against time and the forces of nature is set in motion. Recreation of the drama of Toni Kurz and Andreas Hinterstoisser on the Eiger in 1936.

    Germany / 121 min

    Nordwand

    Philipp Stölzl

    • 2008
    • Germany
    • 121 min
    Germany, summer 1936: Toni and Andi, friends since childhood, are particularly attracted to one mountain: the Eiger. Its north face, also known as 'the death face', has not yet been conquered. During their preparations, they encounter Luise, the first woman Toni ever loved. Now a journalist, she has arrived to cover their attempt, along with the loyal Nazi reporter Arau. On the face the two men meet the Austrians Willi and Edi. Then things spin out of control for the climbers: the weather changes, and Willy is injured. A race against time and the forces of nature is set in motion. Recreation of the drama of Toni Kurz and Andreas Hinterstoisser on the Eiger in 1936.

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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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  • Drama / War

    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 Bergführer von Zakopane

    Der Bergführer von Zakopane

    Adolf Trotz (1930)

    The peak of the sun is in the High Tatras. The mountain guide Carlo tried to climb it several times without success. When he finally gets it, he thinks that nobody else has to raise it and develops a special feeling with the mountain. When the Americans MacAllan, his daughter, and the engineer Harry West arrive at Zakopane with the project to build a cable car on the mountain, Carlo rejects it, because he considers the mountain of his property, a kind of sanctuary. Finally, he lives an experience that can make him change his mind. There is another version of the film titled Burza nad Zakopane, shot the same year in Polish.

    Germany, Poland / 80 min

    Der Bergführer von Zakopane

    Der Bergführer von Zakopane

    Adolf Trotz, Domenico Gambino

    • 1930
    • Germany, Poland
    • 80 min
    The peak of the sun is in the High Tatras. The mountain guide Carlo tried to climb it several times without success. When he finally gets it, he thinks that nobody else has to raise it and develops a special feeling with the mountain. When the Americans MacAllan, his daughter, and the engineer Harry West arrive at Zakopane with the project to build a cable car on the mountain, Carlo rejects it, because he considers the mountain of his property, a kind of sanctuary. Finally, he lives an experience that can make him change his mind. There is another version of the film titled Burza nad Zakopane, shot the same year in Polish.

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    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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  • 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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  • Drama / Mountain Drama

    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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