Touching the Void
Heck of a time for Boney M...
A documentary about a climbing disaster in the Peruvian Andes. A pair of young men make it to the top, and begin a forced descent, as bad weather is setting it. One climber shatters his knee, and his friend starts lowering him by rope. At one point, his friend thinks he is dead, and cuts the rope. This is when the real story begins, as the injured climber struggles to make it back to base camp before the climbing party leaves.
106 minutes, All ages
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Nicholas Aaron, Richard Hawing, Brendan Mackey, Ollie Ryall, Joe Simpson, Simon Yates
|Screenplay||Documentary based on the book by Joe Simpson|
|Music||Alex Heffes, Bevan Smith|
|Cinematography||Mike Eley, Keith Partridge|
|Sound formats||Dolby Digital|
|Produced by||Darlow Smithson Productions, FilmFour, Pathé UK Film Council|
|South African Media|
|Cape TimesKenneth Turan||10|
|The StarGeraldine Fröhling||16|
|Daily NewsHelen Walne||16 |
|Die BurgerGabriël Botma||15|
|Sunday TimesBarry Ronge||15|
|Sunday TimesNicholas Neveling||15|
|eye Weekly (Canada)Jason Anderson||18|
|Box Office (USA)Annlee Ellingson||20|
|Chicago Sunday TimesRoger Ebert||20|
|BBC (UK)Jamie Russell||15|
|Average .. 80%||16|
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