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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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Nick Ryan

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Mark Monroe
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Cast

Credited cast:
Christine Barnes Christine Barnes ... Cecilie Skog
Hoselito Bite Hoselito Bite ... Climber
Walter Bonatti Walter Bonatti ... Himself (archive footage)
Marco Confortola Marco Confortola ... Climber
Pat Falvey Pat Falvey ... Climber
Niall Foley Niall Foley ... Fredrik Strang / Cas van de Gevel
Stefan Grossniklaus Stefan Grossniklaus ... Lars Nessa
Pasang Lama Pasang Lama ... Climber
Tshering Lama Tshering Lama ... Climber
J.J. McDonnell J.J. McDonnell ... Climber
Hristo Mitzkov Hristo Mitzkov ... Marco Confortola (as Christo Mitzkov)
Johannes Moser Johannes Moser ... Rolf Bae
Lars Nessa Lars Nessa ... Climber
Damien O'Brien Damien O'Brien ... Climber
Lochlann O'Mearáin ... Ger McDonnell (as Lochlainn O'Mearain)
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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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Country:

Ireland | UK | USA

Language:

English | Italian

Release Date:

22 November 2013 (Ireland) See more »

Also Known As:

Döden på K2 See more »

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Box Office

Budget:

$1,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$20,904, 4 October 2013, Limited Release

Gross USA:

$218,454, 3 November 2013
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1.85 : 1
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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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Could have been great
17 March 2016 | by shanayneighSee all my reviews

The visuals are for the most part great, sometimes blurring the line between archival documentary footage and re-enactment.

But the movie itself is poorly structured.

For seemingly no reason at all it jumps back and forth in time, making one unsure exactly what happened when, and how much time has passed. I imagine a more linear approach would have been much more effective.

There was a bunch of climbers divided into three groups, but the movie doesn't do a very good job of introducing them, with a few exceptions, making them indistinguishable from one another. Consequently it's sometimes hard to understand who is where on the mountain and when, exacerbating the problems of the non-linear narrative.

It's a pity. This movie could've been great, especially with the documentary footage, but it's lacking in focus.


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