• Meru (2015)


Release Date: August 14th, 2015

R |1 hr 30 min

Plot Summary

Three elite climbers fight through obsession and loss as they struggle to climb Mount Meru.

Cast: Jon Krakauer, Jimmy Chin, Renan Ozturk, Grace Chin, Conrad Anker, Jennifer Lowe-Anker, Amee Hinkley

Director: Jimmy Chin , Elizabeth Chai Vasarhelyi

Genres: Documentary

Production Co: Little Monster Films

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Ratings & Reviews

  • 88
    Richard RoeperChicago Sun-Times

    The climbing sequences, the storms, the drama of broken equipment and nearly broken men — all great stuff, made even more compelling because the film does a wonderful job of letting us get to know and like each of the three adventurers. show more

  • 90
    Neil YoungThe Hollywood Reporter

    Meru is an engaging and cumulatively exhilarating debut from wife-and-husband team Elizabeth Chai Vasarhelyi and Jimmy Chin. show more

  • 75
    Peter KeoughBoston Globe

    Much of Meru is about that second attempt, filmed with such grandeur and intimacy that sometimes attempting to figure out how they made the incredible shots almost spoils them. show more

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