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Not Yet Rated| hr. 44 min.

Plot Summary
This documentary follows mountain climber John Harlin III as he attempts to scale the north face of the Eiger in the Swiss Alps, one of the most dangerous climbs in the world. Harlin feels compelled to complete the journey because his father died making the same trip. As Harlin plots his trip, he tries to instill in his daughter the same sense of awe towards nature that his father gave him. Once Harlin begins to climb, his family watches his ascent from a distance through a telescope.

Cast: Michael Gambon

Director: Stephen Judson

Genres: Documentary

Distributor: MacGillivray Freeman Films

The Alps (2007)

Release Date: February 5th, 2007| hr. 44 min.

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  • June 29, 2008 Eagle8545
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    I thoroughly enjoyed this film. The only problem I had with it was that it was too short.Breathtaking scenery, and the IMAX experience just made it that much better, along with a touching story.Switzerland has to be one of the most beautiful places on Earth.

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