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Gran Paradiso (2000)

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Three jailers, a wheelchaired man and a mentally handicapped girl climb a mountain in the alps along with their supervisors.

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Mark
Regula Grauwiller ...
Lisa
Gregor Törzs ...
Wolf
Max Herbrechter ...
Martin
Frank Giering ...
Edwin
Erhan Emre ...
Rocky
Alexander Hörbe ...
Harpo
Antje Westermann ...
Rosi
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Gatterburg
Monika Häckermann ...
Pflegerin
Rainer Werner ...
Ray Ban
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Three jailers, a wheelchaired man and a mentally handicapped girl climb a mountain in the alps along with their supervisors.

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Über die Sehnsucht nach dem Leben See more »


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Gran Paradiso - Aufbruch ins Leben  »

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Triumph of the human spirit
28 September 2005 | by (Ireland) – See all my reviews

Sometimes you sit down channel surfing passing the time of day or night and come across a film that is simply awe inspiring.

In Australia we have two non-commercial national TV stations, ABC & SBS. SBS is good because it usually, provided no sport, shows 2-3 foreign (ie non-English speaking films per week), ad-free and with sub titles.

I was intrigued because beginning of film featured a social worker; an injured young man; his depression with becoming paralysed whilst on the way to climb the Gran Paradiso with his father (his father died in the accident) and her attempts to help him by using prisoners from a reform school.

I love films that feature mountains (eg K2, Cliffhanger) and this was more a human drama that action packed as the before mentioned films.

The mountain is a symbol for us all to conquer when we face our fears and inadequacies. I will never conquer 'my mountain'. Both times I watched this film I had tears on my face at the end. I am sure that for many viewers it will have a similar effect.

It is good that the European countries try to maintain their own TV & film industries. This is distinctly European without the overt sentimentality associated with similar American tearjerkers.

Having said that no-one can produce domestic (ie within households)crime & drama and psychological films like the Americans, especially those films set in small-town or suburban USA.


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