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    • USA 
    • Color
    • 91 min 

    An eager but inexperienced woman is chosen to join a team of American mountain climbers in an historical assault on the high peaks of the Pamirs. Based on Robert Craig's true account of the 1974 International Soviet climbing expedition.

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    • Canada / UK 
    • Color
    • 90 min 

    The story of Herman Buhl's daring ascent of Nanga Parbat in 1953. Winner of the Grand Prize of the Festival.

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    • Canada 
    • Color
    • 89 min 

    The story of the first blind man ever to reach the top of Mount Everest, Erik Weihenmayer .

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    • USA 
    • Color
    • 128 min 

    A classical art professor and collector, who doubles as a professional assassin, is coerced out of retirement to avenge the murder of an old friend.

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    • UK 
    • B/W sound
    • 76 min 

    A dramatization of the true competition between an English team and an Italian team of "Alpinists" who race to be the first to climb the Matterhorn.  The English team, or actually the non-Italian team, since it had Swiss guides and a Scottsman, was first to the top.  Disaster struck on the descent, however, and four of their party were killed.



    • USA 
    • Color
    • 92 min 

    The White Tower, a Matterhorn-like mountain in the Swiss Alps, has never been climbed. Carla Alten's father, a famous mountaineer, died in a long-ago attempt. Now, Carla, determined to fulfill her father's dream, has assembled an unusual climbing party to tackle the nearly-impossible ascent.

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    • Canada 
    • Color
    • 174 min 

    The series is based on the book Canadians on Everest: The Courageous Expedition of 1982 by Bruce Patterson of the Times-Colonist newspaper. Based on the true story of the first Canadians to ever make it to the top of the world's tallest and most historic peak. A proud moment for Canadians and an adventure that is filled with bitterness, broken relationships and the bodies of four dead men.

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    • France 
    • Color
    • 178 min 

    Based on the classic Roger Frison-Roche novel, "La grande crevasse", these two films tell a story of bravery, tragedy, loyalty and love in the community of Chamonix at the end of the ’30s. It is a place where fashionable society from the great European capitals mingles with local guides and mountain people. Although the two worlds cross, they do not really mix. The men of the Servettaz family have been guides for generations. In "Premier de cordée" and "La grande crevasse", tragedy and love strike the Servattaz family, forever changing them and the community in which they live.

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    • Canada / USA 
    • Color
    • 94 min 

    The real-life adventure of a dashing Italian soldier who escapes a British prisoner-of-war camp because he dreams of climbing 17,000-foot Mt. Kenya and planting the Italian flag at the summit. The obsessive British camp commander pursues him, and the two men are locked in a battle of wills, fuelled by honor and their love for the same woman.

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    • Italy / Germany 
    • Color
    • 87 min 

    Plain-looking Giovanni Testa can barely support his family from his artisan wharf. Angelic son Carlito is the meat in the sandwich when Giovanni's sexy wife Teresa bitterly compares him to his wealthy brother, ruthless businessman Enzo. Although innocent, Giovanni flees under the assumed name Guglielmo Razoni when Enzo is murdered just after they had a loud row when he asked in vain for a loan. Giovanni starts a new life as construction worker on a dam in the Dolomites, but gets entangled in more love and crime drama, while an old rival makes a move on Teresa.

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Found films (45)

Original title Year Dir / Prod Locations Genres
Picture Film data Locations
Storm and sorrow 1990 Richard A. Colla, Shadowplay Films, Hearst Entertainment Productions, Accent Entertainment Elbrus Drama
Storm and sorrow Elbrus
The Climb 1986 Donald Shebib, Wacko Productions, Canadian Television, BBC, Alberta Nanga Parbat Drama
The Climb Nanga Parbat
Touch the top of the world 2006 A&E Television Networks, Alberta, Jaffe/Braunstein Films, Peter Winther Everest Drama
Touch the top of the world Everest
The Eiger sanction 1975 Clint Eastwood, Malpaso Productions, Universal Pictures Eiger, Totem Pole (US), Cerberus Gendarme Drama
The Eiger sanction Eiger
Totem Pole (US)
Cerberus Gen...
The Challenge 1938 Luis Trenker, Milton Rosmer, London Films Matterhorn Drama
The Challenge Matterhorn
The white tower 1950 Ted Tetzlaff, RKO Pennine Alps Drama
The white tower Pennine Alps
Everest 2007 Alberta, Screen Door, Graeme Campbell Everest Drama
Everest Everest
Premier de cordée 1999 Edouard Niermans, Pierre-Antoine Hiroz, Gaumont Les Drus, Brévent, Aiguille Verte Drama
Premier de cordée Les Drus
Aiguille Verte
The ascent 1994 Donald Shebib, Cabin Fever Entertainment, RHI Entertainment Mount Kenya Drama
The ascent Mount Kenya
Flucht in die dolomiten 1955 Luis Trenker, Primus Film, Mailand, Bardo Film Dolomites Drama
Flucht in die dolomiten Dolomites