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1 hr. 31 min.

Plot Summary
Veterans of the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan join an expedition to climb the 20,000 foot Himalayan giant Mount Lobuche.

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Director: Michael Brown

Genres: Documentary

Distributor: Red Flag Releasing

High Ground (2012)

Release Date: November 2nd, 2012|1 hr. 31 min.

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  • 80
    John DeFore The Hollywood Reporter

    Some of these trekkers are more resilient than others, but all seem to agree there's a high, maybe insurmountable barrier between them and civilians. However sympathetic we are, they say, we can hardly understand what they've been through. High Ground makes that difficult task a little easier. show more

  • 65
    Ian Buckwalter NPR

    What emerges as the film goes on is that the things military service provided for many of these individuals - family, friends, camaraderie, a support network of other like-minded individuals willing to lay down their lives for them - is the exact thing that has been taken away by their injuries, leaving them feeling particularly isolated. The climb provides them with that sense of community once again. show more

  • 63
    Ty Burr Boston Globe

    A less than inspiring documentary about extremely inspiring individuals, High Ground is worth seeing for what it shows rather than how it shows it. show more

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