A fight on Everest? It seemed incredible. But in 2013 news channels around the world reported an ugly brawl at 6400 m (21,000 ft) as European climbers fled a mob of angry Sherpas. In 1953, ... See full summary »
Phurba Tashi Sherpa
After Iran, United States and Japan, the U.S.-based Iranian auteur Amir Naderi has shot "Mountain" in Italy. He is the only filmmaker who has made movies in four countries in four languages... See full synopsis »
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.
Following a group of climbers attempting to climb K2 in 2009, on the 100-year anniversary of its landmark 1909 expedition. Experience the adventure, peril and serenity of a group's attempt to climb the most challenging peak on earth.
One of the problems with shooting in the Himalayas is that you can't use drones as the atmosphere is too thin to sustain them. See more »
Short and compelling - a high quality production
With the Australian Chamber Orchestra doing the music, and Willem Dafoe doing the narration, Mountains (2017) is a delight to the eye and ear. The director embarks us in a cinematic trance, using an incredible essay that depicts the relationship between nature and human perseverance. Portrayed as an eternal fight, this relationship seems to go into extremes at times. A must watch film for any mountain lover.
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