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The Himalayas (2015)

Himalaya (original title)
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Based on true events, renowned mountaineer UM Hong-gil sets out on a mission to Everest to retrieve his late junior climber's body and faces the greatest challenge of his life.

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Seok-hoon Lee

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Jieun-min Suo (screenplay), JK Youn (screenplay adaptation) | 4 more credits »
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Cast

Credited cast:
Jung-min Hwang ... Hong-Gil Um
Sung-ha Jo Sung-ha Jo ... Dong-gyoo, Lee
Woo Jung Woo Jung ... Moo-Taek Park (as Jung Woo)
In-kwon Kim ... Jeong-bok, Park
Mi-ran Ra Mi-ran Ra ... Myeong-ae, Cho
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Storyline

Following a grueling climb up Kanchenjunga, Hong-gil and Mu-taek become fast friends and partners in climb. The peak of their professional careers comes when they become the 14th team to scale the Himalayas. But the climb came at a price: both sustained injuries and Hong-gil was compelled to retire. Years later, Hong-gil is a renowned lecturer and Mu-taek takes up an assignment to go up Everest. When Hong-gil learns that Mu-taek has gone missing, he blames himself for encouraging the younger man's plans. Looking at a photo of Mu-taek's frozen corpse still trapped on the mountain, he decides to put together a rescue team to retrieve the body. Despite warnings, concerns over his injured leg and treacherous storms, Hong-gil leads the expedition. Written by CJ Entertainment

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Country:

South Korea

Language:

Korean

Release Date:

1 January 2016 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Himalaja See more »

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Box Office

Opening Weekend USA:

$40,585, 25 December 2015, Limited Release

Gross USA:

$696,717, 7 February 2016
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JK FILMS, JK Film See more »
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Just an awsome movie i have ever seen....fall in love with korean films


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