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Messner (2002)

First documentary on Reinhold Messner, the world's greatest mountaineer, since Werner Herzog's "Dark Glow of the Mountains" in 1984. Messner looks back over his career with surprising ... See full summary »

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First documentary on Reinhold Messner, the world's greatest mountaineer, since Werner Herzog's "Dark Glow of the Mountains" in 1984. Messner looks back over his career with surprising candor and self-revelation. His solo climb of Mt. Everest without using bottled oxygen, in 1980, was described by Jon Krakauer as "a deed widely regarded as the greatest mountaineering feat of all time." Written by Anonymous

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