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Blindsight (I) (2006)

PG  |   |  Documentary, Adventure  |  8 August 2008 (UK)
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Six blind Tibetan teenagers climb the Lhakpa-Ri peak of Mount Everest, led by seven-summit blind mountain-climber Erik Weihenmayer.

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Six blind Tibetan teenagers climb the Lhakpa-Ri peak of Mount Everest, led by seven-summit blind mountain-climber Erik Weihenmayer.

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Rated PG for some thematic elements and mild language | See all certifications »
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$105,000 (estimated)

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$7,127 (USA) (28 March 2008)

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$88,283 (USA) (30 May 2008)
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title card: May 2001. Erik Weihenmayer attempts to be the first blind man to summit Mount Everest.
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Blindsight
28 September 2006 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

This film was amazing. It is an inspiring piece of cinema. The characters are fully developed through the truth in which Director, Lucy Walker brings to the film. I highly recommend this to any one looking for that special film that shows the humanity in the human condition. Lucy Wlaker showcases the landscape beauty. This film id a true example of man vs. nature and sometimes man vs. man. The inner turmoil and triumph is tremendous in its subject matter. The subject of how the Tiebtans view blindness as a sign of demons is interesting. This film sheds light on a particular culture that has never been showcased. Lucy Walker has given Erik Weihenmayer a voice when he would have not normally been heard. Thank you Lucy for being true to your vison as a filmmaker.


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