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  • Stürme uber dem Montblanc 02:14

    Stürme uber dem Montblanc (1930) - EXCERPT

    Stürme uber dem Montblanc

    Arnold Fanck ( 1930 - Germany )

    The film is about a man who works alone at the Mont Blanc weather station gathering data. His only contact with the world below is via Morse code signals. He is joined by a woman friend, who helps him survive a terrible storm over the mountain. Filmed on location in Arosa, Switzerland, Babelsberg Observatory in Potsdam, Germany, and Mont-Blanc in Chamonix, France, the film is notable for its mountain footage.

  • Into thin air 00:54

    Into thin air (1997) - EXCERPT

    Into thin air

    Robert Markowitz ( 1997 - Czech Republic, USA )

    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.

  • Nordwand 01:19

    Nordwand (2008) - TRAILER

    Nordwand

    Philipp Stölzl ( 2008 - Germany )

    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.

  • Der Kampf ums Matterhorn 01:57

    Der kampf ums Matterhorn (1928) - EXCERPT

    Der Kampf ums Matterhorn

    Mario Bonnard, Nunzio Malasomma ( 1928 - Germany )

    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.

  • Tsurugidake - Ten no ki 01:46

    Tsurugidake - Ten no ki (2009) - TRAILER

    Tsurugidake - Ten no ki

    Daisaku Kimura ( 2009 - Japan )

    On the 13th of July 1907, a government survey party reached the summit of Tsurugi, a mountain as sharp-edged and rugged as its name suggests. It turned out that they were not the first to visit what they had assumed to be an untrodden peak. In fact, the mountain had been climbed long before, as the surveyors realised when they discovered on the summit a spearhead and the tip of a priest’s staff that proved to be centuries old.

  • Mort d'un guide 10:00

    Mort d'un guide (1975) - EXCERPT

    Mort d'un guide

    Jacques Ertaud ( 1975 - France )

    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.

  • Le pilier de la solitude 02:25

    Le pilier de la solitude (1959) - EXCERPT

    Le pilier de la solitude

    Hélène Dassonville ( 1959 - France )

    Recreation of the historical ascent of the southwest pillar of the Drus (the Bonatti Pillar), in the Mont Blanc Massif, by Walter Bonatti in 1955. A 800 meters high vertical wall that Bonatti did solo over the course of six days with provisions for only three days. The hunger; the thirst; the discouragement that he took when he was stuck on the wall without being able to climb or descend; and the way he got out of this dramatic condition: that's the subject of the film and the story of this exceptional climbing. In the film, the notorious swiss alpinist Michel Vaucher plays the role of Bonatti. 

  • Everest 01:47

    Everest (2007) - TRAILER

    Everest

    Graeme Campbell ( 2007 - Canada )

    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.

  • Everest 01:59:54

    Everest (2007) - FULL MOVIE (USA ONLY)

    Everest

    Graeme Campbell ( 2007 - Canada )

    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.

  • The white tower 03:00

    The white tower (1950) - EXCERPT

    The white tower

    Ted Tetzlaff ( 1950 - USA )

    The White Tower, a Matterhorn-like mountain in the Swiss Alps, has never been climbed. Carla Alten's father, a famous mountaineer, died in a long-ago attempt. Now, Carla, determined to fulfill her father's dream, has assembled an unusual climbing party to tackle the nearly-impossible ascent.

  • Third man on the mountain 02:11

    Third man on the mountain (1959) - EXCERPT

    Third man on the mountain

    Ken Annakin ( 1959 - USA )

    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.

  • Third man on the mountain 02:11

    Third man on the mountain (1959) - EXCERPT

    Third man on the mountain

    Ken Annakin ( 1959 - USA )

    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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