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The Other Side of the Mountain (1975)

PG  |   |  Drama  |  20 December 1975 (Japan)
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A female skiing champion is paralyzed in a tragic skiing accident. Her girlfriend is taken out of competition when she contracts polio.

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Marilyn Hassett ...
Jill Kinmont
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Dick Buek
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Audra Jo (as Belinda J. Montgomery)
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June Kinmont
William Bryant ...
Bill Kinmont
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Dave McCoy
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Buddy Werner
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Lee Zadroga
William Roerick ...
Dr. Pittman
Dori Brenner ...
Cookie
Walter Brooke ...
Dean
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Linda Meyers
Greg Mabrey ...
Bob Kinmont
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Jerry Kinmont
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Herbie Johnson
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Based on the true story of Jill Kinmont. In 1955, eighteen-year-old Jill is a truly talented, gifted skier and a shoo-in for the 1956 Winter Olympics. But Jill comes close to losing everything when she takes a near fatal fall off a mountain during the last race of the season. Paralyzed from the shoulders down, Jill now has to climb another kind of mountain-working her way up from total helplessness to leading a fulfilling life. With the help of family, friends, and an extraordinary man, Jill begins the quest up that mountain. Written by Anonymous

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20 December 1975 (Japan)  »

Also Known As:

Die Kehrseite der Medaille  »

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The real Jill Kinmont was a technical adviser on the film. Her work included three days on Mammoth Mountain, where many of the ski racing shots were filmed. She was transported on a mechanical "snowcat", with her wheelchair strapped to the back. See more »

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Audra Jo Nicholson: [Jill and Audra Jo watch skiers from their wheelchairs] What are you thinking?
Jill Kinmont: How damn lucky I am.
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Richard's Window
Music by Charles Fox
Lyrics by Norman Gimbel
Sung by Olivia Newton-John
(UK aka title "A Window To The Sky")
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We watched it and lived it, sort of.
9 December 2006 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

My girlfriend and I watched the movie, a few years later I even swiped one of Dick's lines from the movie, I told my girlfriend "I don't care if you walk, crawl or slither on your belly like a snake up the isle." It was a few years later that she went up the isle in a wheelchair, she had MS when I met her and took her from me twenty five years later. I would like to thank Jill and Marilyn for their story and performance to help us along. I am a cross between her cowboy and Mad Dog and we had a good time together while it lasted. We knew each other for twenty five years and were together for nineteen, I took care of her as a caregiver for seventeen of those nineteen until 1997 when I lost her to the MS. Again, thank you Jill and Marilyn you helped us a lot. Steve


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