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The Wildest Dream (2010)

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Uses astonishing visuals to tell the intersecting stories of George Mallory, the first man to attempt a summit of Mount Everest, and Conrad Anker, the mountaineer who finds Mallory's frozen remains 75 years later.

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Anthony Geffen

Writers:

Mark MacKenzie (original author), Mark Halliley | 2 more credits »
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Cast

Credited cast:
Conrad Anker ... Himself
Susan Robertson Susan Robertson ... Herself
Robert Macfarlane Robert Macfarlane ... Himself
Peter Gillman Peter Gillman ... Himself
Jennifer Lowe-Anker ... Herself
Julie Summers Julie Summers ... Herself
Leo Houlding ... Himself
Liam Neeson ... Narrator (voice)
Ralph Fiennes ... George Mallory (voice)
Hugh Dancy ... Andrew Irvine (voice)
Alan Rickman ... Noel Odell (voice)
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Andrew Irvine ... Himself (archive footage)
George Mallory ... Himself (archive footage)
Natasha Richardson ... Ruth Mallory (voice)
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Uses astonishing visuals to tell the intersecting stories of George Mallory, the first man to attempt a summit of Mount Everest, and Conrad Anker, the mountaineer who finds Mallory's frozen remains 75 years later.

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An amazing true story of love, courage, and destiny at the top of the world. See more »


Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated PG for thematic elements involving hardships of climbing, and some historical smoking images
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Official Sites:

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

6 August 2010 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

The Wildest Dream: Conquest of Everest See more »

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Box Office

Opening Weekend USA:

$67,848, 8 August 2010

Gross USA:

$898,137

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$898,137
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Sound Mix:

Dolby Digital

Color:

Color
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Narrator: Mount Everest. 29,000 feet. The highest point on earth. Captivating and deadly. In the 1920s, to conquer this mountain was the greatest challenge remaining in the golden age of adventure. Everest was the edge of heaven, where many believed no human could survive. But not George Mallory.
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The Edge of Heaven
Song by Lisbeth Scott & Joel Douek
Courtesy of Cadence Music
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Beautifully shot, great story, totally inaudible
27 September 2016 | by mynamestillmynameSee all my reviews

I'd love to give this a high rating, to tell everyone how beautifully it is made and how the story is truly gripping and awe inspiring.

Whilst all that is true I gave up on it before I was a quarter of the way through because Liam Neeson was many times inaudible over the horrendously loud "background" sounds and music.

For reference, I still have good hearing, but this is in that class of film/documentary where the idiot producer just kept screaming at the sound engineers "LOUDER LOUDER LOUDER LOUDER" and ended up ruining the whole experience.

If you enjoy watching everything with the subtitles turned on, go ahead.


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