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Touching the Void

Author: Kevin MacdonaldJohn SmithsonBrendan MackeyNicholas AaronMike EleyAll authors
Publisher: Santa Monica, California : MGM Home Entertainment, ©2004.
Edition/Format:   DVD video : NTSC color broadcast system : EnglishView all editions and formats
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In 1985, two young British friends travelled to a remote corner of Peru. Ambitious mountaineers, their aim was to conquer the unclimbed west face of a notorious 21,000 ft. peak "Siula Grande". Their story has become part of mountaineering legend.
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Genre/Form: Spanish language materials
Documentary films
Feature films
Nonfiction films
Video recordings for the hearing impaired
Teatro
Named Person: Joe Simpson; Simon Yates; Joe Simpson; Simon Yates
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Kevin Macdonald; John Smithson; Brendan Mackey; Nicholas Aaron; Mike Eley; Patrick Bill; Justine Wright; Alex Heffes; Joe Simpson; MGM Home Entertainment Inc.; IFC Films.; Film Council (Great Britain); Darlow Smithson Productions.; FilmFour (Firm)
ISBN: 0792861221 9780792861225
OCLC Number: 55074951
Language Note: English dialogue, optional English or Spanish subtitles; closed-captioned.
Notes: Based on Touching the void by Joe Simpson.
Originally released as a motion picture in 2003.
Credits: Director of photography, Mike Eley ; art director, Patrick Bill ; editor, Justine Wright ; music, Alex Heffes ; costume designer, Patrick Bill.
Cast: Brendan Mackey, Nicholas Aaron.
Target Audience: MPAA rating: Rated R for language.
Description: 1 videodisc (107 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Details: DVD; region 1, NTSC; 16 X 9 widescreen presentation (1.85:1); Dolby Digital 5.1 surround.
Contents: Special features: "Making of 'Touching the void' featurette"; "Return to Siula Grande" featurette; "What happened next" interview with Joe Simpson & Simon Yates; Original theatrical trailer.
Responsibility: Metro Goldwyn Mayer ; IFC Films ; Film Council ; a Darlow Smithson production for FilmFour ; directed by Kevin MacDonald ; produced by John Smithson.

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In 1985, two young British friends travelled to a remote corner of Peru. Ambitious mountaineers, their aim was to conquer the unclimbed west face of a notorious 21,000 ft. peak "Siula Grande". Their story has become part of mountaineering legend.

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