The Epic Of Everest (2013)

The Epic Of Everest


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The official film record of the legendary Mallory and Irvine Everest expedition of 1924.

Rating: Unrated
Genre: Documentary
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All Critics (8) | Top Critics (2)

Watching the film is a quietly mesmerizing experience, along the lines of the Popol Vuh soundscapes in Werner Herzog's Aguirre, the Wrath of God.

Full Review… | November 11, 2014
Time Out
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A spooky, entrancing archive doc - newly restored, with an eerie, magical score by Simon Fisher Turner.

Full Review… | October 15, 2013
Time Out
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A spellbinding tale about the limit of human endurance and the savagery of mother nature.

Full Review… | October 18, 2013

It's the chill grandeur of his images, and the mystical note in his rueful conclusion, that will linger in your mind.

Full Review… | October 17, 2013

Crazed human endeavour existed in 1924, and here's the amazing document of an early attempt to reach the top of the world.

Full Review… | October 17, 2013
Little White Lies

In one moment, the mountain itself appears flickering and dream-like, coloured the red of dried blood.

Full Review… | October 17, 2013
Financial Times

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