• The Summit (2013)

The Summit

Release Date: October 4th, 2013

DVD Release Date: February 11th, 2014

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

Ratings & Reviews

  • 75
    Joe WilliamsSt. 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

  • 63
    Liam LaceyThe Globe and Mail (Toronto)

    The Summit is a mixture of the inventive and the misguided in its attempt to recreate the circumstances of the August, 2008, disaster on the world’s second-highest mountain, K2, when 11 climbers were killed. show more

  • 63
    Steven ReaPhiladelphia Inquirer

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

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