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Beyond the Edge (2013)

Unrated | | Documentary, Adventure, Drama | 4 July 2014 (USA)
Tenzing Norgay and Edmund Hillary's monumental and historical ascent of Mt. Everest in 1953 - an event that stunned the world and defined a nation.

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Edmund Hillary
Sonam Sherpa ...
Tenzing Norgay
John Wraight ...
Colonel John Hunt
Joshua Rutter ...
George Lowe
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Tom Bourdillom (as Dan Musgrove)
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Charles Evans
Phurenje Sherpa ...
Ang Nylma
Jimmy Kunsang ...
Pemba
Callum Grant ...
Alfred Gregory
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Wilfred Noyce
Pasang Dawa Sherpa ...
Sherpa 1
Nima Wang Chhu ...
Sherpa 2
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Edmund Hillary ...
Himself (archive footage)
John Hunt ...
Himself (archive footage)
Tenzing Norgay ...
Himself (archive footage)
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Tenzing Norgay and Edmund Hillary's monumental and historical ascent of Mt. Everest in 1953 - an event that stunned the world and defined a nation.

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This was probably Britain's last chance to be the first country to have one of their citizens be the first to reach the summit of Mt. Everest. See more »

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Great film!
21 September 2013 | by (New Zealand) – See all my reviews

It takes a sophisticated filmmaker to take us though a well known epic adventure with the grip of an efficient emotional narrative, technical intelligence and visual grace. That is precisely what L Pooley does in her recent film Beyond The Edge. The subtle usage of 3D, which could have been an excuse to overload the film with an abusive imposition of random and endless visual planes, allows the viewer to experience the amazing adventure of two unique men and a unique mountain, in a quiet and mesmerizing manner. There is not one moment in the film in which the tension and the expectation of what is taking place in the story is diminished by the fact that we all know what the story is about. Great film not to be missed!


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