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R| 1 hr. 42 min.

Plot Summary
Filmmaker Nick Ryan uses footage, interviews and re-enactments to piece together events in August 2008 that resulted in the deaths of 11 people on Mount Everest.


Director: Nick Ryan

Genres: Documentary

Distributor: IFC Films

The Summit (2013)

Release Date: October 4th, 2013|1 hr. 42 min.

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  • 63
    Steven Rea Philadelphia Inquirer

    There is a lot of finger-pointing. Assertions are made, theories offered, but not much in the way of certainty. show more

  • 60
    Joe Neumaier New York Daily News

    Interviews with survivors fill us in on the personalities of the lost, but the background of K2, with archival footage from 1954, is equally gripping. show more

  • 75
    Joe Williams St. Louis Post-Dispatch

    It’s a measure of the movie’s success that we never stop to question how or when the trickery is employed. show more

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