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Touching the void

Author: John SmithsonKevin MacdonaldBrendan MackeyNicholas AaronMike EleyAll authors
Publisher: [United States] : Distributed by MGM Home Entertainment, 2004, 2003.
Edition/Format:   DVD video : 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: Feature films
Video recordings for the hearing impaired
Drama
Teatro
Named Person: Joe Simpson; Simon Yates; Joe Simpson; Simon Yates
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: John Smithson; Kevin Macdonald; Brendan Mackey; Nicholas Aaron; Mike Eley; Patrick Bill; Justine Wright; Alex Heffes; Joe Simpson; Darlow Smithson Productions.; FilmFour (Firm); Film Council (Great Britain); Channel Four (Great Britain); Public Broadcasting Service (U.S.); MGM Home Entertainment Inc.
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.
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.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Details: DVD, region 1, 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: FilmFour and the Film Council present in association with Channel 4 and PBS, a Darlow Smithson production ; produced by John Smithson ; directed by Kevin Macdonald.

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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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