Dogwoof handles international sales at Efm
has picked up Us rights to Mountain, documentarian Jennifer Peedom
’s follow-up to Sherpa, which Dogwoof is touting to international buyers in Berlin.
Oscar-nominated Willem Dafoe
narrates the montage of imagery and music that spans some of the world’s highest peaks from Tibet to Alaska.
Mountain focuses on the mountaineers, ice climbers, free soloists, heliskiers, wingsuiters snowboarders and parachuting mountain bikers who make the peaks their playground.
The project reunites Peedom with her Sherpa cinematographer Renan Ozturk
(Meru), and features a collaboration with Richard Tognetti
, artistic director of the Australian Chamber Orchestra
, and British author Robert McFarlane
Mountain received its world premiere at the Sydney Opera House with accompaniment by the Australian Chamber Orchestra, prior to the 2017 theatrical launches in Australia and the UK.
“In Mountain, filmmaker Jennifer Peedom has created a soaring, enthralling achievement that melds the visual/aural experiential approach of a movie like Baraka with the grand