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Touch the Top of the World (2006)

TV Movie  |   |  Drama  |  18 June 2006 (USA)
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The story of the first blind man ever to reach the top of Mount Everest.

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Cast overview, first billed only:
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Erik Weihenmayer
Jack Knight ...
Erik - Age 12-16
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Erik - Age 3
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Ellie
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Ed Weihenmayer
Kate Greenhouse ...
Ellen Weihenmayer
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Sam
Saxon DeCocq ...
Jeff Evans (as Saxon Decocq)
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Chris Morris
Shaun Johnston ...
PV
Mingma Sherpa ...
Ang Pasang
Marty Antonini ...
Kurtis Sanheim ...
Mark
Sean Anthony Olsen ...
Eddi (as Sean Olsen)
Joseph Allan Sutherland ...
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The story of the first blind man ever to reach the top of Mount Everest.

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[repeated line]
Erik Weihenmayer: Dude!
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Where Are You Going
Performed by Dave Matthews Band
Courtesy of Sony BMG Music Entertainment Inc.
Written by Dave Matthews (as David J. Matthews)
© 2002 Colden Grey, Ltd.
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It took a blind man for me to see.
18 June 2006 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

How can this true story be anything but excellent? Peter did a great job portraying Erik. It was fantastic to watch and some what humbling.I am very sighted and would never ever climb Mt.Everest.Had I known it was based on a book I would have already read it, now a must read for me.What an inspiration Erik is to the world, blind and seeing.A great movie to watch more than once.I am always amazed at the human spirit and where it can take us.....Beautiful cinematography, not sure how much was Everest, but beautiful all the same. I can only hope all people who watch this movie see something new, something only a blind man could show them. Never let anyone tell you you can't do anything you wan to. Erik didn't seem to have to many limitations,only the ones he put on himself, which weren't enough to stop him.I loved seeing Bruce Campbell as well. He is one of my favorites.


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