About

A documentary based on the book of the same name by Joe Simpson about Simpson's and Simon Yates' disastrous and near-fatal attempt to climb 6,344m Siula Grande in the Cordillera Huayhuash in the Peruvian Andes in 1985.

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Directed by

Kevin Macdonald

Runtime

106 minutes

Country

United Kingdom

Language

English

Tagline

The closer you are to death. The more you realize you are alive.

Cast

Keywords

snow sport climbing rescue glacier peru mountaineer wound andes mountains cordillera huayhuash

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