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The Summit (2012)

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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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Credited cast:
Christine Barnes ...
Cecilie Skog
Hoselito Bite ...
Climber
Walter Bonatti ...
Himself (archive footage)
Marco Confortola ...
Climber
Pat Falvey ...
Climber
Niall Foley ...
Fredrik Strang / Cas van de Gevel
Stefan Grossniklaus ...
Lars Nessa
Pasang Lama ...
Climber
Tshering Lama ...
Climber
J.J. McDonnell ...
Climber
Hristo Mitzkov ...
Marco Confortola (as Christo Mitzkov)
Johannes Moser ...
Rolf Bae
Lars Nessa ...
Climber
Damien O'Brien ...
Climber
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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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22 November 2013 (Ireland)  »

Also Known As:

Döden på K2  »

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Budget:

$1,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

$20,904 (USA) (4 October 2013)

Gross:

$218,454 (USA) (3 November 2013)
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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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Great movie by capturing the unique life of a high altitude mountaineer
7 January 2014 | by (ireland) – See all my reviews

This movie shows the challenges met by a high altitude mountaineer on K2 and the codes they conform to in order to survive. Its well worth watching to get a great insight into such a dangerous activity and try and portray the enormous risks and challenges people take in conquering the most dangerous mountain in the world. The movie also tells the truth of what really happened on the mountain from reliable witnesses (the surviving climbers themselves). It was also great to see such a great character Ger McDonnell shine through in his personality and character from personal footage on the mountain. It makes me proud to see such a great Irishman accomplishing such a huge challenge. 10 out of 10 for an overall excellent film


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