The Other Side of the Mountain Poster

Release Date: 1975

PG|1 hr 41 min

Plot Summary
One year before the 1956 Olympics, Jill Kinmont (Marilyn Hassett), an 18-year-old skiing champion, suffers a horrific fall during competition. Kinmont is fortunate to survive the crash, but she is left paralyzed. With her life now completely altered, Kinmont undergoes an exhausting fight to regain some of what she has lost. Friends and family stand by her side to offer their support through her ordeal, but the dedication of fiancé and fellow skier Dick Buek (Beau Bridges) truly makes an impact.

Cast: Marilyn Hassett, Beau Bridges, Belinda Montgomery, Nan Martin, Bill Bryant, Dabney Coleman, Dori Brenner, Griffin Dunne

Director: Larry Peerce

Genres: Biography

Keywords: Love, Fall, Friend, Gripping, Hospital, Mother, Inspiring, Transformation, 1950s, Doctor, Emotional

Awards

Nominated Music (Original Song)
Nominated Best Performance By an Actress in a Motion Picture - Drama
Nominated Best Original Score - Motion Picture