• The Wildest Dream: Conquest of Everest (2010)

The Wildest Dream: Conquest of Everest

Release Date: August 6th, 2010

DVD Release Date: March 15th, 2011

PG |1 hr 33 min

Plot Summary

Mountaineers Conrad Anker and Lou Houlding set out to recreate famed British explorer George Mallory's ill-fated attempt to reach the summit of Mount Everest in 1924.

Cast: Ralph Fiennes, Natasha Richardson, Alan Rickman, Hugh Dancy, Conrad Anker, Leo Houlding, Liam Neeson

Director: Anthony Geffen

Genres: Documentary

Production Co: Altitude Film Entertainment

Keywords: Quest, Fascinating

Ratings & Reviews

  • 90
    Kirk HoneycuttThe Hollywood Reporter

    "Dream" brings together so much history, sheer adventure and terrifying moments. show more

  • 75
    Peter HartlaubSan Francisco Chronicle

    The soul of the film is the relationship between mountain-obsessed Mallory and his wife, Ruth, who corresponded in beautifully written letters brought to life by Liam Neeson and Natasha Richardson. show more

  • 75
    Philadelphia Inquirer

    Herman Melville would have dug this film. Because at bottom, it's less about the epic struggle of human vs. nature, or the soaring ambitions of the human spirit than about obsession. show more

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