The Fatal Game

The Fatal Game

In 1994, after an exhausting climb to the summit of Mt Everest, Mike Reinberger and Mark Whetu reach their goal, but realise it is too late to return to camp before nightfall. They know their decision to camp in the open at 28,800 feet could be fatal.

Description

In 1994, after an exhausting climb to the summit of Mt Everest, Mike Reinberger and Mark Whetu reach their goal, but realise it is too late to return to camp before nightfall. They know their decision to camp in the open at 28,800 feet could be fatal. The next morning, after a freezing night, they try to descend but Reinburger is stricken with a cerebral oedema.

After a day long struggle Mark Whetu must choose to either leave his friend on the mountain and save his own life or remain with Reinburger forever.

About the Film

Release Date
1997
Duration
0:51
Genres
Mountaineering
Featuring
Mike Reinberger and Mark Whetu
Director
Richard Dennison
Producers
James Heyward and Making Movies NZ
Download Filesize
SD (4:3)
The Fatal Game

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