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The Wildest Dream (2010)

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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.

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Anthony Geffen

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Mark MacKenzie (original author), Mark Halliley | 2 more credits »
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Cast

Credited cast:
Conrad Anker ... Himself
Susan Robertson Susan Robertson ... Herself
Robert Macfarlane Robert Macfarlane ... Himself
Peter Gillman Peter Gillman ... Himself
Jennifer Lowe-Anker ... Herself
Julie Summers Julie Summers ... Herself
Leo Houlding ... Himself
Liam Neeson ... Narrator (voice)
Ralph Fiennes ... George Mallory (voice)
Hugh Dancy ... Andrew Irvine (voice)
Alan Rickman ... Noel Odell (voice)
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Andrew Irvine ... Himself (archive footage)
George Mallory ... Himself (archive footage)
Natasha Richardson ... Ruth Mallory (voice)
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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.

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Obsessed by a dream, torn by love, vanished into legend. See more »


Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated PG for thematic elements involving hardships of climbing, and some historical smoking images
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Official Sites:

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

6 August 2010 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

The Wildest Dream: Conquest of Everest See more »

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Box Office

Opening Weekend USA:

$67,848, 8 August 2010, Limited Release

Gross USA:

$873,594, 22 May 2011
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Sound Mix:

Dolby Digital

Color:

Color
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Narrator: Mount Everest. 29,000 feet. The highest point on earth. Captivating and deadly. In the 1920s, to conquer this mountain was the greatest challenge remaining in the golden age of adventure. Everest was the edge of heaven, where many believed no human could survive. But not George Mallory.
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The Edge of Heaven
Song by Lisbeth Scott & Joel Douek
Courtesy of Cadence Music
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interesting storyline
18 March 2011 | by hoberslSee all my reviews

Interesting movie. The only thing that bothers me is that they lied. When it comes to "were tied together by a thin cotton rope". Well it was 1942 and the blemish of cannabis hasn't reached out so far that the people were willingly give up their good tear-proof nature-fiber hemp. Never the less there are beautiful pictures been shown and the story has been good transcript-ed. So in the end you should have at least seen this movie once and if just for the pictures that has been taken for it. So when you see this grab it and you can at least expect fantastic pictures taken from the highest point of the earth. Especially interesting when you plan to climb this mountain. It's certainly not the toughest to climb and with the tourism up there you would rather perish by cold waiting for the man in front of you to climb on.


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