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The story of the deadliest day on the world's most dangerous mountain, when 11 climbers mysteriously perished on K2.

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Credited cast:
Christine Barnes ...
Cecilie Skog
Hoselito Bite ...
Climber
Marco Confortola ...
Climber
Pat Falvey ...
Climber
Niall Foley ...
Fredrik Strang / Cas van de Gevel
Stefan Grossniklaus ...
Lars Nessa
Pasang Lama ...
Climber
Tshering Lama ...
Climber
J.J. McDonnell ...
Climber
Hristo Mitzkov ...
Marco Confortola (as Christo Mitzkov)
Johannes Moser ...
Rolf Bae
Lars Nessa ...
Climber
Damien O'Brien ...
Climber
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Ger McDonnell (as Lochlainn O'Mearain)
Garrett Philipps ...
Wilco van Rooijen
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The story of the deadliest day on the world's most dangerous mountain, when 11 climbers mysteriously perished on K2.

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August 1, 2008. The deadliest day on the world's most dangerous mountain.


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Rated R for some language. | See all certifications »
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22 November 2013 (Ireland)  »

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Döden på K2  »

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Budget:

$1,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

$20,904 (USA) (4 October 2013)

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$218,454 (USA) (1 November 2013)
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Won both the 'Best Mountaineering Film' and 'Festival Grand Prize' at the 2014 Vancouver International Mountain film festival VIMFF. See more »

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Poor script of a great story
9 March 2014 | by (Austria) – See all my reviews

This is a fascinating story and a filmmaker's dream. But the filmmakers managed to make the story very confusing. The interviews are often hard to understand because of the different accent the people have. Then, it is mixed and edited in confusing sequence. Critical questions are not asked, it is a discovery-style movie but so poorly scripted that at the end one still question himself...so what did actually happen? The footage and scenery delivers spectacular views, but unfortunately the film does not transfer the drama which has taken place that day. Let someone take the material, re-shuffle it into a proper order and add a voice-over who can put some context, structure and critical notes in.


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