In May 1996, eight climbers died on the harsh slopes of Mount Everest when a ferocious storm blew in without warning. The events captivated the world in numerous newspaper and magazine articles, and several books, most notably Jon Krakauers best-selling ``Into Thin Air.
Is the climbers based on a true story?
The Climbers dramatizes the real-life expedition of Chinese mountaineers Wang Fuzhou, Gonpo and Qu Yinhua, who made a historic ascent up Mount Everests North Ridge in 1960. The Chinese team was the first to successfully climb Everests north side, which is known to be especially perilous.
What is the plot of Vertical Limit?
Feeling responsible for his fathers death, which occurred during a climbing expedition, Peter Garrett (Chris ODonnell) has quit the pursuit in favor of photography, while his sister, Annie (Robin Tunney), has become a top climber. After Annie is hired by wealthy businessman Elliot Vaughn (Bill Paxton) to lead a trek, inclement weather causes the crew to become trapped. Facing his fears, Peter assembles a rescue team, including experienced climber Montgomery Wick (Scott Glenn), to save them. Vertical Limit/Film synopsis
What Vertical Limit means?
Vertical Limit means the extreme height at which the body can function - but sadly, the term could apply to the quality of this film: at the Vertical Limits, erm, other end.
When was touching the void?
Touching the Void (film)Touching the VoidProduction companyFilmFourDistributed byPathé DistributionRelease date5 September 2003 (TIFF) 12 December 2003Running time106 minutes11 more rows
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