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Beyond the Edge (2013)

Unrated | | Documentary, Adventure, Drama | 4 July 2014 (USA)
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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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Leanne Pooley

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Matthew Metcalfe (screen story), Leanne Pooley (screen story) | 1 more credit »
3 wins & 4 nominations. See more awards »

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Cast

Credited cast:
Chad Moffitt ... Edmund Hillary
Sonam Sherpa Sonam Sherpa ... Tenzing Norgay
John Wraight John Wraight ... Colonel John Hunt
Joshua Rutter Joshua Rutter ... George Lowe
Daniel Musgrove ... Tom Bourdillom (as Dan Musgrove)
Erroll Shand ... Charles Evans
Phurenje Sherpa Phurenje Sherpa ... Ang Nylma
Jimmy Kunsang Jimmy Kunsang ... Pemba
Callum Grant Callum Grant ... Alfred Gregory
Matthew Metcalfe ... Wilfred Noyce
Pasang Dawa Sherpa Pasang Dawa Sherpa ... Sherpa 1
Nima Wang Chhu Nima Wang Chhu ... Sherpa 2
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Edmund Hillary ... Himself (archive footage)
John Hunt 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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New Zealand

Language:

English

Release Date:

4 July 2014 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Beyond the Edge 3D See more »

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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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Excellent documentary weaving historical footage and recreations
10 April 2015 | by jimmbbo-799-997650See all my reviews

An excellent telling of the story of the conquest of Everest. A detailed and fascinating account of the first successful expedition that seamlessly blends historical footage and pictures with recreations while telling the story of the whole expedition, including the strategy, tactics, equipment, procedures and internal politics of who would be chosen to attempt the summit. After watching several of the historical and more recent Everest films, this one filled in some information holes and provided an insight to the "real deal" as told by those who were on the team, recalling personal and important pieces of the expedition.


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